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EFF in the News

May 7, 2011

International non-profit digital rights advocacy, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has warned against a 'semi-professional' attack being run against users of the secure version of Facebook in Syria, The Register has reported.

May 6, 2011
By Riva Richmond

SafeHouse’s terms of service encourage whistle-blowers to improve their security by using tools like Tor that provide anonymity. However, both Mr. Appelbaum and Peter Eckersley, a senior staff technologist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a digital rights group, said Adobe Flash defeated those tools.

May 6, 2011

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) warned Syrian Facebook users yesterday (May 5) that the attacks are using forged, invalid security certificates and occurring on the secure, HTTPS-encrypted Facebook site.

May 6, 2011

A few months back, we pointed out how the EFF had discovered that the FBI was extremely arbitrary in how it redacted information on Freedom of Information Act requests. There are specific rules about what should be redacted and what should be allowed.

May 6, 2011

The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a privacy group, obtained various emails and records confirming the use of the tracking device, called the Computer and Internet Protocol Address Verifier, after the technology publication Wired first reported its existence in 2007.

May 5, 2011

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is stepping up its offensive against Las Vegas copyright enforcement company Righthaven LLC and has asked a judge to throw out of court Righthaven suits over Las Vegas Review-Journal material against defendants unrepresented by attorneys.

May 4, 2011

Attorneys affiliated with the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), including another superstar, Harvard Law graduate Laurence Pulgram of the San Francisco office of the firm Fenwick & West LLP, convinced a federal judge to unseal the lawsuit contract between Righthaven and Stephens Media.

May 4, 2011

The Electronic Frontier Foundation, it should be noted, holds a similar position on DRM as well as conducting its own intellectual property campaign, which includes software patents as well.

May 4, 2011
Network World

This is one of the reasons I support the Electronic Frontier Foundation and its more comprehensive efforts to "preserve balance and ensure that the Internet and digital technologies continue to empower you as a consumer, creator, innovator, scholar, and citizen."

May 3, 2011
Death and Taxes Magazine

The Electronic Frontier Foundation filed a Freedom of Information Act in 2007 after a Wired article spoke of an FBI surveillance spyware program. Read the documents to find out what Feds are up to.


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