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Amidst Invasion of Ukraine, Platforms Continue to Erase Critical War Crimes Documentation

When atrocities happen—in Mariupol, Gaza, Kabul, or Christchurch—users and social media companies face a difficult question: how do we handle online content that shows those atrocities? Can and should we differentiate between pro-violence content containing atrocities and documentation by journalists or human rights activists? In a conflict, should platforms take...

La EFF ante el Tribunal Europeo: No hay responsabilidad de los intermediarios para los usuarios de las redes sociales

Los tribunales y las legislaturas de todo el mundo están debatiendo acaloradamente hasta qué punto los intermediarios en línea -la cadena de entidades que facilitan o apoyan la expresión en Internet- son responsables del contenido que ayudan a publicar. Una de las cosas que no deberían hacer es responsabilizar legalmente...

What Low-Income People Will Lose with a Deadlocked FCC

When the massive, bipartisan infrastructure package passed Congress, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) was tasked with ensuring equal access to broadband access services. That provision is called “Digital Discrimination” and it states, for the first time in federal law, that specifically broadband access cannot be built along the lines of...
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Victory! Maryland Legislature Says Police Must Now Be Trained To Recognize Stalkerware

Maryland's legislature has unanimously passed a bill that will require law enforcement agencies to learn, as part of their standard training, to recognize the common tactics of electronic surveillance and the laws around such activities. This victory will help provide survivors of domestic abuse, intimate partner violence, and other electronic...

La EFF y sus socios ante el Tribunal de Apelación del Noveno Circuito: La investigación sobre las represalias de Twitter afecta a los derechos de la Primera Enmienda

La censura no siempre tiene el aspecto de una línea negra en un documento o una orden clara de retirar un contenido. Los sitios web se sienten presionados sin que el gobierno tenga que emitir una directiva clara de que acojan a determinados oradores o difundan determinados contenidos. La Primera...

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