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EFF Files FOIA Lawsuit Against DHS to Shed Light on Vetting Program to Collect and Data Mine Immigrants' Social Media

SAN FRANCISCO—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) today filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for records about a multi-million dollar, secretive program that surveils immigrants and other foreign visitors’ speech on social media.DHS and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) use the Visa...

Security Education

Otra aplicación para escanear y localizar rastreadores destaca la necesidad de una mejor manera de proteger a las víctimas del acoso digital

Primero llegaron los dispositivos de rastreo como Tiles y AirTags, comercializados como ingeniosos artilugios con Bluetooth del tamaño de un botón que pueden encontrar tu mochila perdida. Luego, después de que malos actores empezaran a utilizar los dispositivos para acechar o seguir a la gente, llegaron las aplicaciones de escaneo...

2022 EFF Tech Trivia Night Banner with 3 light blue circuit board brains on a dark blue background

EFF's 6th Annual Tech Trivia Night

Join us in San Francisco on May 5th for our 6th annual exploration of the fascinating, obscure, and trivial minutiae of digital security, online rights, and Internet culture. It’s the ultimate technology quiz crafted by EFF experts and hosted by our very own Cybertiger ...
lighthouse w/ text: how to fix the internet with cindy cohn and danny obrien; hack to the future

Podcast Episode: Hack to the Future

Like many young people, Zach Latta went to a school that didn't teach any computer classes. But that didn’t stop him from learning everything he could about them and becoming a programmer at a young age. After moving to San Francisco, Zach founded Hack Club, a nonprofit network of high...

Ban Online Behavioral Advertising

Tech companies earn staggering profits by targeting ads to us based on our online behavior. This incentivizes all online actors to collect as much of our behavioral information as possible, and then sell it to ad tech companies and the data brokers that service them. This pervasive online behavioral surveillance...

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