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Wiring Up The Big Brother Machine... And Fighting It

Here's a movie pitch: One lone telecommunications technician, going about his ordinary daily work in San Francisco, begins to realize things aren't quite what they seem. There's a "secret room" downstairs, and ordinary employees aren't allowed to enter it. Coworkers — almost casually! — remark that a government spy agency...

EFF to Urge True Transparency in Congressional Hearing Thursday

Washington, D.C. - On Thursday, March 18, at 2 p.m., members of the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee will hold a public hearing on the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and the Obama administration compliance with transparency law. The hearing comes as transparency advocates celebrate Sunshine...

EFF Experts to Speak at Privacy Roundtable in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. - On Wednesday, March 17, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is hosting its final public roundtable on technology privacy challenges in Washington, D.C. Two experts from the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) are taking part.
EFF Senior Staff Technologist Peter Eckersley and EFF Boardmember Edward W. Felten will...

EFF's David Sobel Testifies in Congress on FOIA

WHO:
David Sobel
Senior Counsel, Electronic Frontier Foundation
WHAT:
"Administration of the Freedom of Information Act: Current Trends"
U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Subcommittee on Information Policy, Census, and National Archives
WHEN:
2 p.m.
Thursday, March 18
WHERE:
...

FTC Roundtable "Internet Architecture and Privacy"

On Wednesday, March 17, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is hosting its final public roundtable on technology privacy challenges in Washington, D.C. Two experts from the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) are taking part.
EFF Senior Staff Technologist Peter Eckersley and EFF Boardmember Edward W. Felten will discuss "Internet Architecture...

EFF Staff Attorney Kevin Bankston at SXSW

Core Conversation: Big Brother on the Big Screen: Fact/Fiction?
Saturday, March 13 at 5:00 PM / Location: 8A
Can the NSA really do that? Um, yes. Join Nicole Ozer at the movies to take a close look at how government surveillance has caught up with the fables dreamed...

The Beginning of the End of Data Retention

Last week, the German Constitutional Court issued a much-anticipated decision, striking down its data retention law as violating human rights. It was an important victory for Europe’s Freedom Not Fear movement, which was formed to oppose the EU Data Retention Directive. But it was also a reminder of the...

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New "Smart Meters" for Energy Use Put Privacy at Risk

The ebb and flow of gas and electricity into your home contains surprisingly detailed information about your daily life. Energy usage data, measured moment by moment, allows the reconstruction of a household's activities: when people wake up, when they come home, when they go on vacation, and maybe even when...

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