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EFF in the News

March 13, 2012
pcpro.co.uk

"The internet cannot be a true global forum for expression if private companies that provide communication and payment services operate as morality police," said EFF senior staff attorney Lee Tien.

March 13, 2012
msnbc.com

Panel member Violet Blue, a sex educator and tech columnist, pointed to the loose security and privacy practices of dating websites recently exposed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation. OKCupid, eHarmony, Match.com, Plenty of Fish, Ashley Madison, Grindr and others are all too open about your personal business in ways you may not have imagined.

March 13, 2012
TechCrunch

The news may come as vindication (and victory) to organizations like the Electronic Frontier Foundation, e-book distributors like Smashwords and the dozens of authors and others who vocally disagreed with the company for taking its original stance.

March 13, 2012
APMobile.com

AP Mobile interviews EFF's Eva Galperin at the South by Southwest conference in Austin.

March 13, 2012
Voxy.com.nz

"The Internet cannot be a true global forum for expression if private companies that provide communication and payment services operate as morality police," said EFF Senior Staff Attorney Lee Tien. "The Internet is a global forum where ideas can be freely aired, exchanged, and criticized. We're especially pleased that PayPal will only target specific works and not entire websites."

March 13, 2012
HSToday.US

Privacy advocates have protested plans to fly drones in US airspace, charging that they could be used for unlawful surveillance of US citizens. The Electronic Freedom Foundation (EFF), based in San Francisco, Calif., has sued the Transportation Department under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) for release of data on the operations of UAVs.

March 13, 2012
Bloomberg Businessweek

“It certainly does set off some creepy factor,” said Parker Higgins, an activist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a nonprofit group in San Francisco. “It does feel intrusive, and people may be upset.”

March 12, 2012
Wall Street Journal

"It's common for older companies whose businesses aren't doing as well as they'd like to file suits like this" against newcomers that plan to go public, said Michael Barclay, a volunteer lawyer at the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

March 12, 2012
The Daily Caller

The information was revealed as MegaUpload lawyers and digital civil liberties group Electronic Frontier Foundation work to reunite users with personal data lost in the FBI sting that took down the site.


March 12, 2012
Huffington Post

Governments want to know more about you as well. The Electronic Frontier Foundation released a report entitled Patterns of Misconduct, which outlined the FBI's ongoing violation of our Fourth Amendment rights.

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