Press Releases: December 2014

EFF in Court to Argue NSA Data Collection from Internet Backbone Is Unconstitutional

Oakland - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) will argue on Friday before a federal court that the National Security Agency (NSA) is violating the Fourth Amendment by copying and searching data that it collects by tapping into the Internet backbone. The hearing on a motion for partial summary judgment in...

EFF Joins Dozens of Groups in Call for Transparency in Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks

Washington, D.C. - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has joined dozens of civil society groups from around the world in calling for the release of the secret text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)—a massive proposed trade agreement that could quash digital rights for Internet users everywhere in the name of...

Appeals Court to Hear Oral Arguments in Idaho Woman's Case Against NSA Spying

Seattle - An appeals court will hear oral arguments in Smith v. Obama, a case filed by an Idaho nurse against a controversial National Security Agency (NSA) telephone data collection program, in Seattle on Monday, Dec. 8. Anna Smith, a neonatal nurse from Coeur d'Alene, filed her lawsuit against...