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Cindy Cohn at Access, Excess, and Trespass: Van Buren & the CFAA

Join EFF's Cindy Cohn at ACM's Access, Excess, and Trespass: Van Buren & the CFAA virtual webinar.Early this month, the Supreme Court ended decades of uncertainty for security researchers, database users, and internet business builders about the scope of the landmark 1986 Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) . ....

22 Rights Groups Tell PayPal and Venmo to Shape Up Policies on Account Closures

San Francisco – Nearly two dozen rights groups, including the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), have joined together to tell PayPal and its subsidiary Venmo to shape up its policies on account freezes and closures, as its opaque practices are interfering with payment systems connected to many First-Amendment protected activities.“Companies like...

Unconstitutional Florida Law Barring Platforms from Suspending Politicians Should be Blocked, EFF Tells Court

Tallahassee, Florida—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and Protect Democracy urged a federal judge to strike down Florida’s law banning Facebook, Twitter, and other platforms from suspending political candidates’ accounts, saying it unconstitutionally interferes with the First Amendment rights of the companies and their users, and forces companies to give politicians’...

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Tracking Global Online Censorship: Vad ska EFF göra?

När världen stänger ner för att minska spridningen av COVID-19 har samhället snabbt ställt om till digitala mötesplatser. Det sätter strålkastarljuset på en trend som EFF har bevakat under många år, där diskussionerna i virtuella rum speglar och formar ett samhälles sociala frihet – medan nätcensur trycker tillbaka den friheten....

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A Year of Action in Support of the Black-Led Movement Against Police Violence and Racism

“Black lives matter on the streets. Black lives matter on the internet.” A year ago, EFF’s Executive Director, Cindy Cohn, shared these words in EFF's statement about the police killings of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd. Cindy spoke for all of us in committing EFF to redouble its efforts...


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