Security

Computer security and the lack of computer security is a fundamental issue that underpins much of how the Internet does (and doesn't) function. Many of the policy issues that EFF works on are linked to security in deep ways including privacy and anonymity DRM censorship and network neutrality.

EFF works directly on a wide range of security issues including increased deployment of cryptographic protocols through projects like HTTPS Everywhere and HTTPS Now; improving the security of those protocols with the SSL Observatory; offering legal assistance to researchers through our Coders' Rights Project; offering practical security advice to activists through the surveillance self-defense and surveillance self-defense international projects; directly auditing open source codebases; and working on the development of new security standards.

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EFF is leading the fight against the NSA's illegal mass surveillance program. Learn more about what the program is, how it works, and what you can do.

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BREAKING: California Assembly has pulled the terrible "fake news" bill. It will not be heard in committee today. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks...

Mar 28 @ 12:12pm

Dear @HouseGOP, here's what the telecom industry isn't telling you about the #BroadbandPrivacy rules https://www.eff.org/deeplinks...

Mar 28 @ 11:31am

5 creepy things Comcast, Cox, Verizon, and AT&T will be able to do with your data if #BroadbandPrivacy is repealed https://www.eff.org/deeplinks...

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