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الأساور والمنارات والباركود: الأجهزة القابلة للارتداء المستخدمة في مواجهة كوفيد-19

في إطار الجهود المبذولة لاحتواء تفشّي الجائحة المستجدّة، تصدر الحكومات حول العالم أجهزة قابلة للارتداء للمساعدة على مقارعة الفيروس. تريد بعض الحكومات حلّاً تكنولوجياً سحرياً لأزمة الصحة العامة هذه، ولكنّ الكثير من الأدوات التي تهدف إلى حلّ بعض المشاكل تنطوي على مشاكل أخرى قد تقوّض أهداف الصحة العامة التي أدّت...

EFF Asks Virginia Supreme Court to Rein in Indiscriminate Collection and Storage of License Plate Information

Like law enforcement agencies across the country, the police in Fairfax, Virginia, use automated license plate readers (ALPRs) to indiscriminately scan and record every passing car. The ALPRs don’t simply check for speeding, or outstanding tickets—instead, they store detailed information about the time, date, and location of each scan in...

Digital Security Advice for Journalists Covering the Protests Against Police Violence

This guide is an overview of digital security considerations specific to journalists covering protests. For EFF’s comprehensive guide to digital security, including advice for activists and protesters, visit Legal advice in this post is specific to the United States. As the international protests against police killings enter their third...

Can Interoperability Fix the Internet?

Join Lincoln Network for a discussion of the different approaches to interoperability, potential policy mechanisms to get us there, and why it’s important for the future of the Internet.Featuring:–Cindy Cohn, Executive Director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation–Chris Riley, Director of Public Policy at Mozilla–Charlotte Slaiman, Competition Policy Director at Public...

EFF, ACLU File Lawsuit to Stop Los Angeles From Collecting Real-Time Tracking Data on Citizens’ Rental Scooters

Los Angeles—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) today joined the ACLU of northern and southern California in filing a lawsuit against Los Angeles for collecting detailed trip data and real-time locations and routes of the electric scooters thousands of residents use each day.EFF, ACLU-Northern California, ACLU-Southern California, and Greenberg Glusker...

Why Slow Networks Really Cost More Than Fiber

A myth often pushed by incumbents who want to forestall universal fiber is that there is a high “cost” of fiber and cheaper alternatives. They’ll point to figures that for example show that a fiber-to-the home approach costs several thousands of dollars per household, when upgrading the copper DSL line...


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