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EFF Press Release Archives

Press Releases: December 2016

EFF Ad in Wired: Tech Community Must Secure Networks Against Trump Administration

San Francisco - In a full-page advertisement in Wired magazine, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has a warning for the technology community: “Your threat model just changed.” EFF’s open letter calls on technologists to secure computer networks against overreaches by the upcoming Trump administration and to protect a free...

New Privacy Badger Upgrades Help Protect Your Online Holiday Shopping from Sneaky Data Collection

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) today released Privacy Badger 2.0—a free browser extension for Chrome, Firefox, and Opera with new upgrades to help protect shoppers from online tracking. “If you or your family does holiday shopping on the Internet, it’s likely that advertisers and other data collectors...

EFF To Canadian Court: Order Allowing Worldwide Censorship of Google Search Results Violates Users’ Free Speech Rights

Ottawa, Ontario—On Tuesday, Dec. 6, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) will tell Canada’s highest court that an overbroad court order that censors Google search results for users everywhere violates our rights to freely search the web without government interference. The court is hearing arguments in Google v. Equustek...

Internet Archive Received National Security Letter with FBI Misinformation about Challenging Gag Order

The Internet Archive published a formerly secret national security letter (NSL) today that includes misinformation about how to contest the accompanying gag order that demanded total secrecy about the request. As a result of the Archive’s challenge to the letter, the FBI has agreed to send clarifications...

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