EFF in the News
Let’s start by defining online tracking. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has a straightforward definition:
“Tracking is the retention of information that can be used to connect records of a person's actions or reading habits across space, cyberspace, or time.”
The San Francisco-based Electronic Frontier Foundation , a digital civil liberties organization based in San Francisco, launched a campaign recently to encourage Facebook and others to disclose when and how often law-enforcement agencies request user account information.
"I think it's convenient and polite to have an open Wi-Fi network," said Rebecca Jeschke, whose home signal is accessible to anyone within range.
"Public Wi-Fi is for the common good and I'm happy to participate in that — and lots of people are," said Jeschke, a spokeswoman for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that takes on cyberspace civil liberties issues.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), one of the leading digital rights watchdogs, has launched, together with the Access, a campaign called "HTTPS Now" which raises awareness about the benefits of HTTPS and encourages its adoption.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has kicked off a new “HTTPS Now” campaign to educate consumers and help “make web surfing safer.”
DiBiase is one of two Righthaven defendants being defended by pro bono attorneys at the Electronic Frontier Foundation. (The other EFF client is Democratic Underground—that’s the litigation that resulted in the unsealing of the contract. So, yes, EFF is beating the pants off Righthaven in court.)
Interview with EFF's Jillian York.
Peter Eckersley at the Electronic Frontier Foundation says Apple failed in its duty to inform its customers what their iPhones are up to.
Mr. PETER ECKERSLEY (Electronic Frontier Foundation): The problem is just not providing a clear indication to the user that this information is being recorded and a nice easy way to get rid of it.
In a blog post yesterday, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), a group that advocates for Internet users and technology companies, noted the irony in Google's apparent loss of respect for the concept of transparency and for the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
From the Electronic Frontier Foundation's Julie Samuels, a good dressing-down for Google over its mysterious, lily-livered removal of the Grooveshark music app from the Android store.