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Cindy Cohn at Access, Excess, and Trespass: Van Buren & the CFAA

Join EFF's Cindy Cohn at ACM's Access, Excess, and Trespass: Van Buren & the CFAA virtual webinar.Early this month, the Supreme Court ended decades of uncertainty for security researchers, database users, and internet business builders about the scope of the landmark 1986 Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) . ....

22 Rights Groups Tell PayPal and Venmo to Shape Up Policies on Account Closures

San Francisco – Nearly two dozen rights groups, including the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), have joined together to tell PayPal and its subsidiary Venmo to shape up its policies on account freezes and closures, as its opaque practices are interfering with payment systems connected to many First-Amendment protected activities.“Companies like...

Unconstitutional Florida Law Barring Platforms from Suspending Politicians Should be Blocked, EFF Tells Court

Tallahassee, Florida—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and Protect Democracy urged a federal judge to strike down Florida’s law banning Facebook, Twitter, and other platforms from suspending political candidates’ accounts, saying it unconstitutionally interferes with the First Amendment rights of the companies and their users, and forces companies to give politicians’...

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Tracking Global Online Censorship: What EFF Is Doing Next

As the world stays home to slow the spread of COVID-19, communities are rapidly transitioning to digital meeting spaces. This highlights a trend EFF has tracked for years: discussions in virtual spaces shape and reflect societal freedoms, and censorship online replicates repression offline. As most of us spend increasing amounts...

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Un año de acción en apoyo del movimiento liderado por negros contra la violencia policial y el racismo

"Las vidas negras importan en las calles. Las vidas negras importan en Internet". Hace un año, la directora ejecutiva de la EFF, Cindy Cohn, compartió estas palabras en la declaración de la EFF sobre los asesinatos policiales de Breonna Taylor y George Floyd. Cindy habló en nombre de todos...

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