EFF in the News
"It is nearly impossible for a speaker to anticipate what distress his tweets might prompt in any specific listener or group of listeners," wrote the Electronic Frontier Foundation in an amicus brief filed in Cassidy's defense.
But the backlash has been strong from the Electronic Frontier Foundation (in this eloquent statement) and others as they advocate for those who need pseudonyms to express themselves without fear of being ostracized, fired, arrested or physically targeted.
Die Technik, mit der Regime das Netz überwachen, stammt aus Europa und den USA, schreibt EFF-Aktivistin Jillian York. Sie fordert Ethikstandards und Exportkontrollen.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation and John Doe defense lawyers have complained about the tactics used by Steele and other lawyers.
Kevin Bankston, with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, represented plaintiffs suing the NSA. He argued that his clients suffered "concrete injuries" from having their communications intercepted and that the district court wrongly found those injuries represented a "generalized grievance."
Lawyers for the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) [advocacy website] on Wednesday urged the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit [official website] in Seattle to preserve two lawsuits over the warrantless surveillance of US citizens.
Appearing before the court in Seattle, EFF Legal Director Cindy Cohn and Senior Staff Attorney Kevin Bankston argued against the dismissal of EFF's two lawsuits, Hepting v. AT&T and Jewel v. NSA, along with the 32 other cases against various telecommunications carriers.
While the EFF believes running a Tor "exit node is legal," its Tor Challenge stated, "Exit relays raise special concerns because the traffic that exits from them can be traced back to the relay's IP address."
Yesterday, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) delivered oral arguments in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, urging the court to preserve lawsuits challenging the U.S. government’s massive domestic spying program led by the National Security Agency (NSA).