EFF in the News
As for The Fly’s actual activity, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, author of an amicus brief in the cases, notes that the court held that The Fly was not free-riding off the banks, but rather was actually reporting on the fact of those firms’ recommendations, as opposed to passing those recommendations off as its own.
Derek Slater is my former colleague at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, now serving as a policy analyst at Google. He's just published a barn-burning essay called "#noimnotgoingtolawschool: Or, Why I Love Legal Clinics as well as Lawyers and Law Professors That See Their Primary Job As Helping Students Reach Their Goals, Or, Disrupting Law Schools."
Meanwhile, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and several other activist groups, along with Sen. Wyden and Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill), have scheduled a "Retro Tech Fair" and press conference on Tuesday to call for updating the ECPA.
The ACLU and the Electronic Frontier Foundation on Wednesday plan to separately sue the government to force disclosure of its interpretation of Section 215.
t's an exciting time for Internet defenders! The Green Party, the NDP, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA), and the highly-revered international digital rights organization, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), are all lending their support to the Stop Online Spying campaign.
That’s what the gadget maker told the Copyright Office in 2009 — when Apple shares were $127 — as it lobbied against calls by the Electronic Frontier Foundation to legalize jailbreaking.
The email was among a trove of documents that the Electronic Frontier Foundation received this year in response to a 2007 Freedom of Information Act the organization filed to request more information about CIPAV.
Hanni Fakhoury, staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the constitutionality of a recent proposal to make cyberbullying a crime in New York.
Google has been willing in several ways to modify practices to address privacy concerns. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), which has criticized Google in the past, thinks the company is showing signs of warming up to ideas about how to protect consumer privacy in an era where new technologies mean it will simply have to be thought about in an entirely new way.
As you may have suspected, there is a problem with groups such as the EFF, EPIC, ACLU and others who weave wild stories about the amount of information advertisers are trying to collect, as they advocate for consumer privacy rules on the Internet.
...They're not paranoid enough.