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Facebook's Eroding Privacy Policy: A Timeline

Since its incorporation just over five years ago, Facebook has undergone a remarkable transformation. When it started, it was a private space for communication with a group of your choice. Soon, it transformed into a platform where much of your information is public by default. Today, it has become a...

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A Handy Facebook-to-English Translator

At last week's "f8" Facebook developer conference, Mark Zuckerberg's notable quotable was that Facebook is "building a Web where the default is social." To our ears, that sounds like "a Web where exposure is the norm." To achieve this, Facebook is rolling out technologies that essentially put Facebook features...

Preliminary Analysis of the Officially Released ACTA Text

The text of the draft Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement was finally released to the public yesterday. We welcome the official release of the ACTA text after two years of negotiations. We can now have a serious public debate about its content and far-reaching impact on citizens' lives.If the previous leaks...

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Shaping IP Laws by Not-So-Gentle Persuasion: The Special 301 Report

At the end of this month the United States Trade Representative's Office will release its annual Special 301 report, a review of global intellectual property protection and enforcement standards conducted by the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR). Since 1989, the USTR has used the Special 301 Report...

EFF at LinuxFest Northwest

Senior Staff Technologist Seth Schoen is participating in two talks (see the links below for details) so be sure to stop by and find out what EFF is doing now. The event is free and open to the public. Don't forget to check out the membership specials at the EFF...


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