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Podcast Episode: When Tech Comes to Town

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Participation in the Fediverse

Parts of the fediverse have been in something of an uproar recently over an experimental search service that was under development called (appropriately enough) Searchtodon. The project aimed to enable people to search their own home timeline and worked by being authorized by a user to access that user’s timeline...

Podcast Episode: When Tech Comes to Town

When a tech company moves to your city, the effects ripple far beyond just the people it employs. It can impact thousands of ancillary jobs – from teachers to nurses to construction workers – as well as the community’s housing, transportation, health care, and other businesses. And too often, these...

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The Breadth of the Fediverse

The Washington Post recently published an op-ed by Megan McArdle titled "Twitter might be replaced, but not by Mastodon or other imitators." The article argues that Mastodon is falling into a common trap for open source projects: building a look-alike alternative which improves things a typical user doesn’t care...

Setting the Record Straight: EFF Statement in Support of FCC Nominee Gigi Sohn

In the last week, a number of dangerous and conspiracy-driven attacks were made against EFF board member Gigi Sohn, an eminently qualified nominee to the Federal Communications Commission. These attacks attempt to twist EFF's long-held positions and commitments into dog whistles against Ms. Sohn. We’d like to set the record...

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Brazil's Telecom Operators Made Strides and Had Shortcomings in Internet Lab's New Report on User Privacy Practices

Brazil’s biggest internet connection providers made moderate advances in protecting customer data and being transparent about their privacy practices, but fell short on meeting certain requirements for upholding users’ rights under Brazil's data protection law, according to InternetLab’s 2022 Quem Defende Seus Dados? (Who Defends Your Data?) report. In...

EFF at SCALE 20x

Once again, EFF is excited to be back in Pasadena, CA for SCALE! Stop by the EFF booth to chat with some of our team and learn about the latest news in defending digital freedom for all. You can even pick up a special gift as a token of...

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