Press Releases: September 2015

Online Ad Company Adopts New ‘Do Not Track’ Standard for Web Browsing

San Francisco – Online advertising company Adzerk will offer compliance with EFF's new “Do Not Track” (DNT) standard for Web browsing starting this week, significantly strengthening the coalition of companies using the policy standard to better protect people from sites that try to secretly follow and record users’ Internet activity...

Taken Offline: New EFF Project Shines Light on Coders and Bloggers Imprisoned For Online Free Expression

San Francisco—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) today launched the Offline project, a campaign devoted to digital heroes—coders, bloggers, and technologists—who have been imprisoned, tortured, and even sentenced to death for raising their voices online or building tools that enable and protect free expression on the Internet. The Offline...

EFF Urges Federal Appeals Court to Protect Speech, Guard Against Censorship By Upholding Net Neutrality Order

Washington—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is asking a federal appeals court to approve Federal Communications Commission (FCC) net neutrality rules that prevent Internet service providers from interfering with and censoring content on the Web. U.S. telecommunication providers sued the FCC in Washington D.C. federal...

EFF Urges Appeals Court To Toughen Privacy Protections for Devices at the Border

Richmond, Virginia—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is urging a federal appeals court to rule that government agents need a warrant to search cell phones, computers, and other personal electronic devices at the border. In an amicus brief filed today in the United States Court of Appeals for the...