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EFF in the News

October 6, 2011
Investigative eportingworkshop.org

The Electronic Frontier Foundation, which worries a lot about privacy and other issues, noted that the White House hadn’t announced any nominations for the relatively obscure Intelligence Oversight Board.

October 5, 2011
Tunisia Live

Jillian C. York is the Director of International Freedom of Expression at the Electronic Frontier Foundation...She is talking here to Tunisia Live during the Arab Bloggers Meeting in Tunis, Octiber 3rd-  October 6th, 2011.

October 5, 2011
Computerworld

After analyzing about 2,500 pages of FBI documents, the EFF discovered it takes about 2.5 years after the FBI commits an intelligence violation before it is reported to the Intelligence Oversight Board.

October 5, 2011
TGDaily.com

In what must surely be regarded as quite a coup, the Electronic Frontier Foundation has won the support of the inventor of GPS, Roger L Easton, in an attempt to  prevent the government using GPS tracking without a warrrant.

October 4, 2011
boingboing

"This is the first case where the Supreme Court will consider automatic, persistent, passive location tracking by law enforcement," said EFF Senior Staff Attorney Marcia Hofmann.

October 4, 2011
Slate.com

The EFF was joined in its brief by a 90-year-old inventor Roger L. Easton, whom the EFF says in a press release “is considered the father of GPS as the principal inventor and developer of the Timation Satellite Navigation System at the Naval Research Laboratory.”

October 4, 2011
ConsumerAffairs.com

This is great news for Californians, updating their privacy for the 21st Century," said Cindy Cohn, legal director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.  "The Reader Privacy Act will help Californians protect their personal information whether they use new digital book services or their corner bookstore."

October 3, 2011
PCMag.com

Digital books and book services can paint an even more detailed picture—including books browsed but not read, particular pages viewed, how long spent on each page, and any electronic notes made by the reader," the EFF said in a statement.

October 3, 2011
cnet.com privacy-inc

It was also signed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, University of Pennsylvania professor Matt Blaze, and Roger Easton, the scientist who was the principal designer of what became the GPS, or Global Positioning System.

October 3, 2011
The Hill

Google, the American Civil Liberties Union and the Electronic Frontier Foundation all backed the measure.

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