EFF in the News
Downstairs was a bridal shop. Upstairs was, as far as anyone can tell, a porn studio. Now it’s going to be four floors of protecting and suing for civil liberties on the Internet.
It actually already is, if you count the people who are sent over to work in the vacant building every time the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s current headquarters on Shotwell gets too crowded.
This version of JonDoFox contains a default support for the SSL observatory initiative of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). When connected to the JonDonym anonymization service, JonDoFox will automatically send all SSL certificates received by public web sites to the EFF.
It actually already is, if you count the people sent over to work in the vacant building every time the Electronic Frontier Foundation's current headquarters on Shotwell gets too crowded.
EFF is calling on participants to create instructional videos on how to set up Tor relays.
In addition Internet intermediaries could voluntarily adopt a "graduated response" (the so-called three strikes rule) under which Internet users' access could be terminated based solely on repeated allegations of infringement," said CSISAC, a coalition of more than 80 civil liberties groups from across the globe, including La Quadrature du Net, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and EDRi.
A GROUP OF OVER 80 civil society organisations including the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) have refused to endorse proposals by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) that they claim could result in authoritarian policing of the internet.
Groups including La Quadrature du Net and the Electronic Frontier Foundation said they could not endorse the plan because it calls for private policing of the internet and would lead to censorship in the name of copyright protection.
While the government touts the advantages of using “trusted third parties,”and “unlinkable”certificates that won’t divulge personal info,at the end of the day,“someone at some point is still verifying and authenticating that you are who you say you are,”says Lee Tien,a senior staff attorney for Electronic Frontier Foundation.
With that in mind, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has published a guide called “Know Your Digital Rights,” which relates to smartphones, laptops and now tablets.
When the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s John Perry Barlow tweeted last December, “The first serious infowar is now engaged. The field of battle is WikiLeaks. You are the troops,” many in the mainstream media rolled their eyes and dismissed his words as hacker hyperbole.
But the events of the past few days...