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EFF in the News

September 23, 2011
PCWorld

Apple and Dropbox have joined the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) in taking a stand for user privacy. In other words, they will not hand over your private files to the Feds if asked--they'll only hand them over if presented with a search warrant.

September 23, 2011
The Inquirer

Apple was one of thirteen companies that the EFF called on to join the Digital Due Process group, which includes the EFF, the American Civil Liberties Union, the Centre for Democracy and Technology, AT&T, Ebay, and Comcast. Cloud storage service Dropbox also agreed to join.

September 23, 2011
Cnet News

Apple and Dropbox have joined the Digital Due Process coalition, according to an announcement yesterday from the Electronic Frontier Foundation, one of the sponsors of the group.

September 23, 2011
IDG News

But "there is little value in having a nicely-conceived encryption tool if the implementations that people actually use are filled with security bugs," wrote Dan Auerbach and Chris Palmer of the EFF. "Therefore, we decided to do an audit to find and fix some of those bugs."

September 23, 2011
Apple Insider

Civil liberties group Electronic Frontier Foundation on Thursday awarded Apple a "gold star" in recognition of its efforts to "fight for user privacy in Congress" by joining the group. Cloud-based storage provider Dropbox also received a star for joining the coalition.

September 23, 2011
PaidContent.org

Corynne McSherry, a lawyer and copyright expert with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a San Francisco organization that advocates for digital rights for consumers, says ISPs’ legal obligations when it comes to potential copyright violators don’t extend to sending them settlement notices.

September 22, 2011
9 to 5 Mac

As the Electronic Frontier Foundation notes, Apple (and Dropbox) have joined up with the Digital Due Process group which seeks to modernize digital surveilance laws.

September 22, 2011
Death and Taxes Magazine

The Electronic Frontier Foundation and a coalition of intelligence experts and whistleblowers filed an amicus brief in the case Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation v. Obama to stop a government attempt to bury another lawsuit challenging illegal surveillance with baseless claims of “state secrets.”

September 21, 2011
InfoWorld

The feature builds upon the EFF's SSL Observatory project, which maps the web of SSL certificates that forms an online network of trust. The survey found that more than 650 organizations act as certificate authorities.

September 21, 2011
CNN.com

Hanni Fakhoury, staff attorney for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, explained why law-abiding citizens should worry about warrantless cell phone searches.

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