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EFF's 4th Annual Tech Trivia Night

UPDATE: After extensive discussion, EFF has decided to postpone this year’s Tech Trivia Night to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. We hope to reschedule for later this year. News regarding upcoming EFF events can be found on our events page, and updates will be announced...

Defeating Software-based Patent Trolls

EFF’s Alex Moss will join Lee Cheng (Maschoff Brennan), Alex Krivit (Cloudfare), Jonathan Stroud (Unified Patents), Abby Rives (Engine Advocacy) to discuss strategies for defeating software-based patent trolls on a panel moderated by Bitmovin General Counsel andpatent troll slayer, Ken Carter. This is a free public event, but those wishing...

Trump’s Ban on TikTok Violates First Amendment by Eliminating Unique Platform for Political Speech, Activism of Millions of Users, EFF Tells Court

We filed a friend-of-the-court brief—primarily written by the First Amendment Clinic at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law—in support of a TikTok employee who is challenging President Donald Trump’s ban on TikTok and was seeking a temporary restraining order (TRO). The employee contends that Trump's executive order...

Things to Know Before Your Neighborhood Installs an Automated License Plate Reader

Every week EFF receives emails from members of homeowner’s associations wondering if their Homeowner’s Association (HOA) or Neighborhood Association is making a smart choice by installing automated license plate readers (ALPRs). Local groups often turn to license plate readers thinking that they will protect their community from crime. But the...
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29th Annual Pioneer Award Ceremony

Every year, EFF invites the world to the Pioneer Award Ceremony to recognize leaders on the electronic frontier who are extending freedom and innovation in the realm of information technology. Beginning with nominations from the public, EFF awards Barlow statuettes to both luminary individuals...
Pioneer 2020

Researchers Targeting AI Bias, Sex Worker Advocate, and Global Internet Freedom Community Honored at EFF’s Pioneer Award Ceremony

San Francisco – The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is honored to announce the 2020 Barlow recipients at its Pioneer Award Ceremony: artificial intelligence and racial bias experts Joy Buolamwini, Dr. Timnit Gebru, and Deborah Raji; sex worker activist and tech policy and content moderation researcher Danielle Blunt; and the global...

EFF to EU Commission on Article 17: Prioritize Users’ Rights, Let Go of Filters

During the Article 17 (formerly #Article13) discussions about the availability of copyright-protected works online, we fought hand-in-hand with European civil society to avoid all communications being subjected to interception and arbitrary censorship by automated upload filters. However, by turning tech companies and online services operators into copyright police, the final...
¿Quién defiende tus datos?

El último informe español "Quién defiende sus datos" muestra que las políticas de privacidad son sólidas, pero que hay que llenar lagunas cruciales.

El segundo informe de la Fundación ETICAS ¿Quien Defiende Tus Datos? (¿Quién defiende tus datos?) sobre las prácticas de privacidad de datos en España muestra cómo los principales proveedores de Internet y de aplicaciones móviles de España están avanzando en la clarificación de cómo se están protegiendo...
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Workplace Surveillance in Times of Corona

With numbers of COVID-19 infections soaring again in the United States and around the world, we have to learn how to manage its long-term ramifications for our economies. As people adjust to minimizing the risk of infections in everyday settings, one critical context is work. Even though millions have shifted...

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