The pace of the news last year felt unprecedented, but it wasn't EFF's first rodeo. Our team of lawyers, technologists, and activists have been poised and ready at the forefront of every critical battle in digital rights for 28 years and counting. In the following report, you will see why I have immense pride in our team.
We brought together engineers and Internet pioneers to help restore net neutrality protections.
We released Privacy Badger 2.0 which currently has over 2 million active users.
We broadened Internet encryption through HTTPS Everywhere and Certbot.
We debuted our new, more accessible website which now features a Tech Tools section featuring projects like Panopticlick and Surveillance Self-Defense.
We launched the Security Education Companion, empowering new audiences to train their communities.
We expanded Who Has Your Back with our partners globally.
Onlinecensorship.org launched a resource toolkit for journalists and expanded its reach on content moderation policy.
The Electronic Frontier Alliance grew to include 81 grassroots organizations in 27 states.
We battled against illegal search and seizure of digital devices.
We fought against industry groups who were abusing copyright law to control public access to laws and standards.
We exposed secretive government spying and surveillance programs.
With 59 amicus briefs, we weighed in on free speech and privacy issues, advocated for fair use and consumer rights, and championed the public interest in many other critical battles.