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Cory Doctorow at Make: magazine Vol. 80 Launch Party

This Thursday, March 10, Make: is hosting a Zoom event to celebrate the release of our newest issue, all about Right to Repair. The 90-minute gathering will run through the content in the issue, and give readers a chance to connect with the authors and each other. Grab a snack,...

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Telegram Harm Reduction for Users in Russia and Ukraine

Telegram has gained a reputation as the “secure” communications app in the post-Soviet states, but whenever you make choices about your digital security, it’s important to start by asking yourself, “What exactly am I securing? And who am I securing it from?” If you are in Ukraine or Russia, here...
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Negotiations Over UN Cybercrime Treaty Under Way in New York, With EFF and Partners Urging Focus on Human Rights

While tensions run high across the globe over the invasion of Ukraine, the world’s governments are meeting at the UN this week and next to find common ground on a proposed treaty to facilitate international cooperation and coordination in computer crime investigations. The treaty, if approved, may reshape criminal laws...

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Wartime Is a Bad Time To Mess With the Internet

Like most people, we at EFF are horrified by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Also like most people, we are not experts on military strategy or international diplomacy. But we do have some expertise with the internet and civil liberties, which is why we are deeply concerned that governments around the...

Cybersecurity Experts Urge EU Lawmakers to Fix Website Authentication Proposal That Puts Internet Users’ Security and Privacy at Risk

SAN FRANCISCO—Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) technologists, along with 36 of the world’s top cybersecurity experts, today urged European lawmakers to reject proposed changes to European Union (EU) regulations for securing electronic payments and other online transactions that will dramatically weaken web security and expose internet users to increased risk of...

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Letter to the United Nations to Include Human Rights Safeguards in Proposed Cybercrime Treaty

December 22, 2021H.E. Ms Faouzia Boumaiza MebarkiChairpersonAd Hoc Committee to Elaborate a Comprehensive International Convention on Countering the Use of Information and Communication Technologies for Criminal PurposesYour Excellency,We, the undersigned organizations and academics, work to protect and advance human rights, online and offline. Efforts to address cybercrime are of concern...

La EFF sollecita la FTC a indagare sulla rete di app stalkerware oggetto di inchiesta di TechCrunch

Messaggi privati, messaggi vocali, dati riguardo la navigazione su internet e la posizione degli utenti, e le loro password. Questi sono i tipi di dati telefonici privati che vengono monitorati in tempo reale all’insaputa di centinaia di migliaia di persone attorno al mondo tracciate da spyware.Secondo un’inchiesta pubblicata questa...

AlHathloul v. DarkMatter Group

EFF is representing prominent Saudi human rights activist Loujain AlHathloul in a lawsuit against spying software maker DarkMatter Group and three of its former executives for illegally hacking her iPhone to secretly track her communications and whereabouts.AlHathloul is among the victims of an illegal spying program created and run by...

EFF at Open Source 101

EFF is proud to support this year's Open Source 101, hosted by a team at All Things Open! Open Source 101 is a one-day conference with the purpose of educating attendees on topics and technologies considered foundational to open source. The conference will feature six 10-minute keynotes and 35 45-minute...

Copyright is Not a Shortcut Around the Constitution’s Anonymous Speech Protections, EFF Tells Court

Anonymous speech is an important protection for those concerned about political or economic retribution, harassment, or even threats to their lives. The shield that protects those speakers’ anonymity in U.S. court is the First Amendment, and applying the appropriate constitutional test during litigation allows a court to appropriately balance the...

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