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Snowden's embrace puts EFF back in the spotlight

EFF IN THE NEWS
October 14, 2013

Can the Electronic Frontier Foundation mount an effective fight from San Francisco against government surveillance in Washington? That's the central question in a Washington Post feature on the civil liberties advocacy group, which chronicles its rise from a legal defense fund for hackers to a lobbying group championed by Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor. In the immediate aftermath of Snowden's revelations about domestic spying — and a picture of an EFF sticker on his laptop — the nonprofit group raised 10 times more money in a single week than normal.

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