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EFF to European Court: Keep Encryption Alive

While encryption has been under attack in recent days, it’s still essential for private and secure electronic communications, especially for human rights defenders and journalists. EFF and our partners recently argued for the essentiality of encryption in a case before the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). In...

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EFF's Statement on Dobbs Abortion Ruling

Today's decision deprives millions of people of a fundamental right, and also underscores the importance of fair and meaningful protections for data privacy. Everyone deserves to have strong controls over the collection and use of information they necessarily leave behind as they go about their normal activities, like using apps...
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نصائح حول الأمان والخصوصية للأشخاص الذين يسعون للإجهاض الآمن

نظرًا لتغير الحالة القانونية، قد يحتاج الأشخاص الذين يسعون للوصول إلى الإجهاض الآمن، أو أي نوع من الرعاية الصحية الإنجابية التي قد يحتاجونها بإنهاء الحمل، إلى إيلاء اهتمام وثيق لخصوصيتهم الرقمية وأمنهم. لقد غطينا سابقًا كيف يمكن لمن يشاركون في حركات الوصول إلى الإجهاض الآمن أن يحافظوا/ن على أنفسهم/ن...

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When “Jawboning” Creates Private Liability

A (Very) Narrow Path to Holding Social Media Companies Legally Liable for Collaborating with Government in Content ModerationFor the last several years we have seen numerous arguments that social media platforms are "state actors" that “must carry” all user speech. According to this argument, they are legally required to publish...

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Daycare Apps Are Dangerously Insecure

Last year, several parents at EFF enrolled kids into daycare and were instantly told to download an application for managing their children’s care. Daycare and preschool applications frequently include notifications of feedings, diaper changes, pictures, activities, and which guardian picked-up/dropped-off the child—potentially useful features for overcoming separation anxiety of newly...

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Facebook Says Apple is Too Powerful. They're Right.

In December, 2020, Apple did something insanely great. They changed how iOS, their mobile operating system, handled users’ privacy preferences, so that owners of iPhones and other iOS devices could indicate that they don’t want to be tracked by any of the apps on their devices. If they did, Apple...


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