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Fighting Misinformation and Defending the Open Web (SXSW)

EFF's Director for International Freedom of Expression, Jillian York, joins Markus Beckedahl (Netzpolitik.org), Geraldine De Bastion (Global Innovation Gathering) and Yemisi Adegoke of the BBC in a panel discussion about misinformation and defending the open web.
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EFF @ CRASH Space: Fighting Back Against DRM

The 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) made it illegal to bypass digital locks or publish methods of doing so. Since then, digital rights management (DRM) technologies have begun to appear everywhere, from automobiles to home goods to medical devices. Today, modifying the software on your slow cooker might be...
Stop SESTA: Woman Holds Phone with 230 Free Speech Icon

With FOSTA Already Leading to Censorship, Plaintiffs Are Seeking Reinstatement Of Their Lawsuit Challenging the Law’s Constitutionality

Due to an editing error, a draft version of this article was published prematurely. Internet websites and forums are continuing to censor speech with adult content on their platforms to avoid running afoul of the new anti-sex trafficking law FOSTA. The measure’s vague, ambiguous language and stiff criminal and...

EFF to the inter-American System: If You Want to Tackle “Fake News,” Consider Free Expression First

Los recientes procesos electorales en América, desde Estados Unidos hasta Brasil, han despertado temores sobre el impacto de las "noticias falsas o Fake News." A principios de este mes, EFF presentó una contribución a la Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA), la institución panamericana que está actualmente investigando el...

EFF Implores Nine Companies to Fix It Already!

San Francisco - Technology is supposed to make our lives better, yet many big companies have products with big security and privacy holes that disrespect user control and put us all at risk. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is launching a new project called “Fix It Already!” demanding repair...

Antitrust Enforcement Needs to Evolve for the 21st Century

Yesterday, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced the creation of a new task force to monitor competition in technology markets. Given the inadequacies of federal antitrust enforcement over the past generation, we welcome the new task force and reiterate our suggestions for how regulators can better protect technology markets and...
Olive green EFF Speakeasy banner in an art deco style

EFF Speakeasy in DC

Join the EFF staff for a drink or a bite at our next member's Speakeasy at a semi-secret location on Thursday, March 7 in Washington, D.C.! Raise a glass with EFF and discover our latest work defending your freedom online. There's no program, just a free, casual gathering to give...

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