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Maryland and Montana Pass the Nation’s First Laws Restricting Law Enforcement Access to Genetic Genealogy Databases

Last week, Maryland and Montana passed laws requiring judicial authorization to search consumer DNA databases in criminal investigations. These are welcome and important restrictions on forensic genetic genealogy searching (FGGS)—a law enforcement technique that has become increasingly common and impacts the genetic privacy of millions of Americans.Consumer personal genetics companies...

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Security Tips for Online LGBTQ+ Dating

Dating is risky. Aside from the typical worries of possible rejection or lack of romantic chemistry, LGBTQIA people often have added safety considerations to keep in mind. Sometimes staying in the proverbial closet is a matter of personal security. Even if someone is open with their community about being LGBTQ+,...

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EFF At Home: Pride Edition

This event has passed. You can watch the recording on YouTube, Facebook, or the Internet Archive. Join us Wednesday June 16th for another At Home with EFF livestream. For Pride month, we are discussing the intersection of digital rights and LGBTQ+ liberation with special guests: • ...

Amazon and Big Tech’s Chokehold on Democracy

Amazon and Big Tech’s Chokehold on Democracy PanelWHEN: Wednesday, June 9, 2pm EST; 11 am PSTWHO: Public Citizen (Jane Chung), Free Press (Sandy Fulton), Electronic Frontier Foundation (Hayley Tsukayama), ACLU-WA (Jennifer Lee)WHAT: Amazon is the second-largest individual corporate lobbying spender in the entire country. This panel...


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