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EFF in the News

March 1, 2012
NBC Nightly News

EFF Senior Staff Attorney discusses Google's new privacy policy with reporter Mike Taibbi on NBC Nightly News.

March 1, 2012
Chicago Tribune

A new push by amateur hackers and digital rights activist groups such as the Electronic Frontier Foundation, or EFF, could make "jailbreaking" video game consoles legal under a similar exemption afforded consumers who jailbreak iPhones (a process that allows users to turn their phones into wireless hotspots, install unlicensed software, and achieve a level of customization Apple doesn't provide). The copyright office is taking public input on the subject until Friday, and will likely make a decision soon after.

March 1, 2012
The Register

The Electronic Frontier Foundation filed a brief supporting the defence in the case, arguing that Fricosu was being forced to become a witness against herself. District Judge Robert Blackburn refused to suspend his decision for the time it would take to convene an appeal. The regional 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals refused to review his decision.

March 1, 2012
New York Post

Digital rights group Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) said, "This protection was especially important because search data can reveal particularly sensitive information about you, including facts about your location, interests, age, sexual orientation, religion, health concerns, and more."


February 29, 2012
Aljazeera.com The Stream

The digital rights group, Electronic Frontier Foundation, wants users to be aware of the potential threat to privacy.

February 29, 2012
CNN.com Tech

Eva Galperin of the Electronic Frontier Foundation has compiled a step-by-step guide to deleting and disabling your Web History, which includes the searches you've done and sites you've visited.

February 29, 2012
Ars Technica Law and Disorder

"We're looking at a Web that has been built around the advertising business model and now we want to retrofit privacy back into the Web, and we run into these deep and hard-to-resolve tensions," said Peter Eckersley, technology projects director for the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

February 28, 2012
ZDNet.com

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has launched the new and improved HTTPS Everywhere 2.0 for the Firefox browser . HTTPS Everywhere helps keeps you safe on the Web by encrypting connections to more than 1,400 Web sites.

February 28, 2012
PCWorld

In recent weeks, an unexpected weakness in the encryption used by many routers, firewalls and VPN devices made big news," EFF Technology Projects Director Peter Eckersley said in a statement.

"The new version of HTTPS Everywhere for Firefox will let users know when they connect to a website or device that has a security problem--including weak key problems like the ones that were disclosed two weeks ago--giving people the information they need to protect themselves."

February 28, 2012
Ars Technica Law and Disorder

As the Electronic Frontier Foundation notes, Pakistan has had a long history with Internet censorship.

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