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Privacy Workshop Series: Part I - What the Internet Knows about Us

In this session, AJ Rice will provide a broad overview of what the internet knows about us, how companies and governments track us, and why they track us. The session will cover what data specific companies and industries collect about us, how they obtain the data with or without our...

Decriminalize, Dismantle, & Erase the Database

This summit will bring together advocates and candidates for city-wide elections to discuss the harms of surveillance and gang policing in New York City and the fight for racial justice and true safety. We will hear from community and youth leaders, legal experts, impacted NYers, advocates and candidates for offices.
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European Court on Human Rights Bought Spy Agencies’ Spin on Mass Surveillance

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) Grand Chamber this week affirmed what we’ve long known, that the United Kingdom’s mass surveillance regime, which involved the indiscriminate and suspicionless interception of people’s communications, violated basic human rights to privacy and free expression. We applaud the Strasbourg-based ...

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Activists Mobilize to Fight Censorship and Save Open Science

Major publishers want to censor research-sharing resource Sci-Hub from the internet, but archivists quickly respond to make that impossible. More than half of academic publishing is controlled by major publishers using burdensome paywalls. One project in particular, Sci-Hub, has threatened to break down this barrier by sharing articles without restriction...

EFF Sues Police Standards Agency to Obtain Use of Force Training Materials

Woodland, California—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) sued the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) to obtain materials showing how police are trained in the use of force, after the organization cited third-party copyright interests to illegally withhold them from the public.The lawsuit, filed under California’s Public Records...

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