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EFF, Coalition Urge Supreme Court to Maintain Public Access to Government’s Use of Privately Developed Technology

Some of the most controversial technologies government agencies use to surveil the public or automate decisions about them are developed or overseen by private parties. Whether it’s automated license plate readers (ALPRs), cell-site simulators, or algorithmic tools used by federal courts and other agencies to make decisions about people’s life...
Creativity & Innovation

Why Are Creators Paying for TikTok’s Mistake?

TikTok is an app that makes it easy for people to make short lip-synching videos, which unsurprisingly makes it a goldmine of creativity and memes. TikTok recently got in hot water with the Federal Trade Commission because it failed to comply with Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). COPPA requires...
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¿Quién defiende tus datos? El informe muestra un progreso de los ISP peruanos en cuanto a la privacidad de los usuarios, pero aún hay que mejorar.

Hiperderecho, la organización líder de derechos digitales en Perú, en colaboración con la Electronic Frontier Foundation, lanzó hoy su segundo ¿Quien Defiende Tus Datos? (Who Defends Your Data?), una evaluación de las prácticas de privacidad de los Proveedores de Servicios de Internet (ISPs) que millones de peruanos utilizan...

AI and Human Rights Symposium

EFF's Tech Projects Director, Dr. Jeremy Gillula, will be participating on a panel discussing the implications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on free speech. From the event description: ICT companies increasingly use automated systems to flag illegal or inappropriate content. Because the number of posts potentially linked to terrorist content, hate...

LibrePlanet: Australia's decryption law and free software

Australia passed a law saying it can order anyone, in broad and vague circumstances, to give secret help to the Australian government in decrypting some information. Even people outside Australia can supposedly be ordered to do this. What should the free software community do to defend itself from this threat...

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