August 4, 2016 - 10:00am PDT to August 7, 2016 - 4:00pm PDT
Las Vegas, NV

Join EFF at DEF CON 24! Catch EFF speakers and stop by our information booth in the Vendor and Contest areas to find out about the latest developments in protecting digital freedom. You can even sign up as an EFF member and pick up some great swag!

Join the Cause

Find EFF in the Contests area and the Vendor hall. At either location, you can pick up information on recent projects, chat with the staff about the state of online rights, get on our action alert list, or donate to become an EFF member. We're continuing our tradition of unveiling a special edition DEF CON shirt, too!

EFF Sessions

Ask the EFF (CPV)
Crypto Privacy Village, Saturday, August 6 at 15:00-16:00

Ask the EFF (DEF CON)
Saturday, August 6 at 16:30-1700, Track Three

Crypto State of the Law
Saturday, August 6 at 17:00-18:00, Track Three

EFF Badge Hack Pageant

We're hosting our first badge hacking competition! DEF CON-goers are encouraged to dust off that conference badge collection and show the best mods to our judges, DEF CON badgemasters 1o57, Zoz, and Joe "Kingpin" Grand. How far can you take it? Email us at to let us know you plan to enter, and sign up at the Contest area booth.

Judging will take place at the main Contests, Villages, and Events stage on Saturday, August 6 at 12 pm. Learn more at

Looking for Help?

As in past years, EFF staff attorneys will be present to help support the community. If you have legal concerns regarding an upcoming talk or sensitive infosec research that you are conducting at any time, please email Outline the basic issues and we will do our best to connect you with the resources you need.

Read more about EFF's work defending, offering legal counsel, and publicly advocating for technologists on our Coders' Rights Project page.