Snowden's embrace puts EFF back in the spotlight

Can the Electronic Frontier Foundation mount an effective fight from San Francisco against government surveillance in Washington? That's the central question in a Washington Post feature on the civil liberties advocacy group, which chronicles its rise from a legal defense fund for hackers to a lobbying group championed by Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor. In the immediate aftermath of Snowden's revelations about domestic spying — and a picture of an EFF sticker on his laptop — the nonprofit group raised 10 times more money in a single week than normal.

Sunday, October 13, 2013
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