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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...

Why Getting Paid for Your Data Is a Bad Deal

One bad privacy idea that won’t die is the so-called “data dividend,” which imagines a world where companies have to pay you in order to use your data. Sound too good to be true? It is. Let’s be clear: getting paid for your data—probably no more than a handful of...
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EFF Files Comment Opposing the Department of Homeland Security's Massive Expansion of Biometric Surveillance

EFF, joined by several leading civil liberties and immigrant rights organizations, recently filed a comment calling on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to withdraw a proposed rule that would exponentially expand biometrics collection from both U.S. citizens and noncitizens who apply for immigration benefits and would allow...
Open Access Week

Open Access Should Include Open Courts

It is a fundamental precept, at least in the United States, that the public should have access to the courts–including court records–and any departure from that rule must be narrow and well-justified. In a nation bound by the rule of law, the public must have the ability to know the...
Open Access Week

Open Education and Artificial Scarcity in Hard Times

The sudden move to remote education by universities this year has forced the inevitable: the move to an online education. While most universities won’t be fully remote, having course materials online was already becoming the norm before the COVID-19 pandemic, and this year it has become mandatory for millions of...
¿Quién defiende tus datos?

El tercer informe peruano "¿Quién defiende tus datos?" : Compromisos más fuertes de los proveedores de servicios de Internet, pero hay desequilibrios y brechas por salvar.

Hiperderecho, la principal organización de derechos digitales de Perú, ha lanzado hoy la tercera edición de ¿Quién Defiende Tus Datos? (¿Quién Defiende Tus Datos?) , un informe que busca responsabilizar a las empresas de telecomunicaciones por la privacidad de sus usuarios. La nueva edición peruana muestra mejoras en...
Open Access Week

Open Access Must Be the Rule, Not the Exception

Not Just for COVID-19, But for the Next Crisis Too The COVID-19 pandemic demands that governments, scientific researchers, and industry work together to bring life-saving technology to the public regardless of who can afford it. But even as we take steps to make medical technology and treatments available to everyone...

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