EFF in the News
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed its civil case after the Justice Department refused to fulfill a Freedom of Information Act request seeking a copy of the memo that was drafted by the Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) on January 8, 2010.
Some commentators say that mobile vendors themselves aren't taking security seriously. Electronic Frontier Foundation technology director Chris Palmer, who was also a former Android security framework engineer, said in a January 2011 blog post that mobile systems "lag far behind the established industry standard" for security.
Even recent amendments to the lawsuit contract didn’t correct this problem, Democratic Underground attorneys with the San Francisco-based nonprofit online freedom group the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) wrote in their filing.
"A priori no es posible controlar la informacion que se difunde en internet a menos que se impongan medidas draconianas como las implementadas en algunos países autocráticos que, por ejemplo, filtran palabras claves" afirma a BBC Mundo Katitza Rodríguez, de la Electronic Frontier Foundation, una organización que defiende los "derechos digitales".
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has issued a statement which calls on Apple to defend their iOS developer community against the patent lawsuit threats being made by Lodsys.
Another tactic has been to intercept users’ communications with Facebook in what is popularly known as a man-in-the-middle attack, according to another Internet advocacy group, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).
“Using it for activism is a risky gambit,” said Peter Eckersley, a staff technologist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a digital privacy group that is looking into reports of an anonymous effort to hack into people’s Facebook accounts in Syria.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) disclosed that the secret state satrapy that brought us COINTELPRO and employed Al-Qaeda triple agent Ali Mohamed as a "confidential informant," refuses to tell us what that authority is or how their abusive power-grab squares with rights guaranteed by the Constitution.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) expects Apple to step up and defend developers. An EFF blog post declares, "We've been waiting expectantly for Apple to step up and protect the app developers accused of patent infringement solely for using a technology that Apple required they use in order to sell their apps in Apple's App Store."
Julie Samuels, a Staff Attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), said Apple should join forces with its developers to dispute patent infringement complaints Lodsys, LLC sent to several independent iOS app-makers last week.