EFF in the News
The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a San Francisco digital-rights group, is concerned that "ISPs have agreed to serve as propaganda machines for big media" under the program, Corynne McSherry, the group's intellectual property director, said in an interview.
The fact that you'd have to go into court and talk about your porn-viewing habits (or lack thereof) just adds a layer of delicious embarrassment to the whole deal. Corynne McSherry of the EFF gets a quote in the story, but it's up to another lawyer to call a spade a spade.
McDonald told The Associated Press Thursday that he’s in contact with the civil liberties group Electronic Frontier Foundation.
VOA's Ira Mellman spoke about the issue with Jillian York, the Director of International Freedom of Expression at the San Francisco based Electronic Frontier Foundation.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has put together an extremely useful guide that can answer your questions, lets you know how to handle the situation, and what you should or should not do if a situation like this arises.
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.