Press Releases: February 2012

New 'HTTPS Everywhere' Version Warns Users About Web Security Holes

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) launched the 2.0 version of HTTPS Everywhere for the Firefox browser today, including an important new update that warns users about web security holes. The "Decentralized SSL Observatory" is an optional feature that detects encryption weaknesses and notifies users when they are...

EFF Urges Court to Reject Record Labels' Effort to Rewrite Copyright Law

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and a coalition of libraries and public interest groups have asked an appeals court to affirm the downsized copyright damage award in Capitol v. Thomas-Rasset – the first individual file-sharing case to go to trial. Juries in this long-running case have come...