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EFF in the News

October 19, 2011
PCMag.com

Amazon's new Silk browser, which uses the power of the cloud for an optimized "split" browsing experience, has come under fire recently from privacy advocates, but the Electronic Frontier Foundation said yesterday that after talking with Amazon, they are "generally satisfied with the privacy design of Silk."

October 19, 2011
Time.com - Techland

“We are generally satisfied with the privacy design of Silk, and happy that the end user has control over whether to use cloud acceleration,” said EFF technologist Dan Auerback in a statement.

October 19, 2011
boingboing

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has been investigating Silk, the web browser built into Amazon's new Android-derived Kindle Fire...But as Dan Auerbach reports, Amazon made some very good privacy choices in the design of Silk.

October 18, 2011
Marketplace Tech Report - PublicRadio.org

A bunch of people are in Washington, D.C., today saying no way. Senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) are joined by advocacy groups such as the Center for Democracy and Technology, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the American Civil Liberties Union.

October 17, 2011
boingboing

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has published a helpful legal checklist for people participating in the "Occupy" protests (and any other form of civil disobedience likely to draw the attention of law enforcement).

October 17, 2011
Forbes.com

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.

October 16, 2011
boingboing

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."

October 16, 2011
PCWorld

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.

October 15, 2011
Washington Post

The ACLU and the Electronic Frontier Foundation on Wednesday plan to separately sue the government to force disclosure of its interpretation of Section 215.

October 14, 2011
Openmedica.ca

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.

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