EFF in the News
That could be bad for news publishers and for society, said Rebecca Jeschke, spokeswoman for the digital privacy group Electronic Frontier Foundation.
“Are we not going to read about things and look at things and learn about things, because we’re scared about what someone might think about us?” Jeschke said. “That chilling effect is really concerning.”
The EFF (Electronic Frontier Foundation) and others are raising the red flag about issues related to the Kindle Fire’s browser, Silk.
But the Syrian Electronic Army is pro-government. Jillian York of the Electronic Frontier Foundation says, "I've never seen a group like this at this scale, attacking such large international targets."
Jillian is the Director for International Freedom of Expression at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and she’s a co-author of a new report called Account Deactivation and Content Removal: Guiding Principles and Practices for Companies and Users. You can hear the full interview below, or download the MP3.
“I don’t think there there is anything on this list the government would concede requires a warrant,” said Kevin Bankston, a staff attorney with the Electronic Frontier Foundation. “This brings cellular retention practices out of the shadows, so we can have a rational discussion about how the law needs to be changed when it comes to the privacy of our records.”
The Humble Bundle is back again, and this time the pay-what-you-want program to support Child’s Play Charity and Electronic Frontier Foundation is offering the indie title Frozen Synapse in an aptly-named “Humble Frozen Synapse Bundle.”
“We’ve been troubled by this for a long time,” said Peter Eckersley, technology projects director at the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Galperin monitors the field of digital privacy law as part of her work with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and encourages consumers to check out the EFF’s ongoing Who Has Your Back petition to stay abreast of which Internet companies are the most transparent about how they handle user data.
Today a remarkable "left/right" coalition that includes ACLU, Americans for Tax Reform, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the Competitive Enterprise Institute, TechFreedom, the Bill of Rights Defense Committee, and my own organization, the Center for Democracy & Technology, has launched a campaign urging Congress to require warrants when the government comes calling for your email, online records, photos and the like.