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Email Privacy Act Comes Back, Hopefully to Stay

The Email Privacy Act is back. We hope it can stay. The House of Representatives passed a bill this week called the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which authorizes the nation’s military and defense programs. Earlier in the week, scores of Representatives offered amendments to this must-pass bill in hopes...
Facial Recognition

Amazon, Stop Powering Government Surveillance

EFF has joined the ACLU and a coalition of civil liberties organizations demanding that Amazon stop powering a government surveillance infrastructure. Last week, we signed onto a letter to Amazon condemning the company for developing a new face recognition product that enables real-time government surveillance through police body cameras and...

California Net Neutrality (SB 822) Press Conference

On Tuesday, May 29, at 11:30 am, EFF Legislative Counsel Ernesto Falcon will urge state senators to pass a bill that would protect net neutrality in California. A coalition of lawmakers, small businesses, consumer and social justice groups, and open internet advocates are holding a press conference to voice support...

Members-Only Speakeasy : Bay Area

Speakeasy: Bay AreaEFF Mixer & Happy HourWednesday, May 30 6-9 pm Join the Electronic Frontier Foundation staff for a drink on Wednesday, May 30 in San Francisco! Raise a glass with EFF attorneys, technologists, and activists and discover our latest work defending your freedom online. EFF's Speakeasy events are free...

EFF at WIPO SCCR 36

EFF will be attending the 36th meeting of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights of WIPO, the World Intellectual Property Organization. The meeting will discuss a proposed treaty that would give broadcasters exclusive new rights over the material that they broadcast, as well as copyright limitations and...

EFF at IGP’s May Workshop: Digital Free Trade or Cyber Nationalism?

EFF's Jeremy Malcolm will be delivering a paper at the May workshop of Georgia Tech's Internet Governance Project, titled "The Political Economy of Data Localization." The paper explores the human rights impacts of laws that regulate data flows, and the potential (or otherwise) for addressing these impacts through trade agreements.

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