EFF in the News
The EFF recently posted a tips page on how to protect your computer and your phone from illegal police searches, and while some of what they offering is rumored to work, seeing it in writing should instill some confidence. EFF’s biggest tip? Say no.
There is "obviously no legal obligation" for Microsoft to stay out of China, said Jillian York, director of International Freedom of Expression at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a civil-liberties group in San Francisco.
The American Civil Liberties Union, the Liberty Coalition, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and several other civil liberties, privacy and labor groups last week urged Congress to reject the Legal Workforce Act of 2011.
"With smart phones, tablet computers, and laptops, we carry around with us an unprecedented amount of sensitive personal information," said EFF Staff Attorney Hanni Fakhoury.
"It's not just what the political climate is, but also what traditional activist networks look like," says York, director for International Freedom of Expression at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, an online digital civil liberties advocacy group.
Downstairs was a bridal shop. Upstairs was, as far as anyone can tell, a porn studio. Now it’s going to be four floors of protecting and suing for civil liberties on the Internet.
It actually already is, if you count the people who are sent over to work in the vacant building every time the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s current headquarters on Shotwell gets too crowded.
This version of JonDoFox contains a default support for the SSL observatory initiative of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). When connected to the JonDonym anonymization service, JonDoFox will automatically send all SSL certificates received by public web sites to the EFF.
It actually already is, if you count the people sent over to work in the vacant building every time the Electronic Frontier Foundation's current headquarters on Shotwell gets too crowded.
EFF is calling on participants to create instructional videos on how to set up Tor relays.
In addition Internet intermediaries could voluntarily adopt a "graduated response" (the so-called three strikes rule) under which Internet users' access could be terminated based solely on repeated allegations of infringement," said CSISAC, a coalition of more than 80 civil liberties groups from across the globe, including La Quadrature du Net, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and EDRi.