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EFF Launches Tracking Global Online Censorship Project to Shine Light on How Content Moderation Affects Freedom of Expression Around the World

San Francisco—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) today launched Tracking Global Online Censorship, a website project that provides comprehensive, in-depth information about how and why social media platforms remove users’ posts, how users can appeal these take down decisions, and how the practice affects freedom of expression across the globe.Tracking...

Podcast Episode: Data Doppelgängers

Podcast Episode 109As humans, we’re constantly changing and evolving, always trying to become our best selves. But the internet will never forget about us at our lowest. One simple search or purchase online can cause the internet, specifically advertisements, to haunt you with products forever, no matter how much you...

USENIX Enigma Feb 1-3 2022

EFF at USENIX Enigma 2022

EFF is excited to be a part of Enigma 2022, a security conference by USENIX. We'll be in-person in the expo hall so stop by and say hi! You can learn more about our current work, ask any questions about EFF, and even become a member.Enigma is a single...

Digital Rights Updates with EFFector 34.1

Start the new year right by keeping up with the latest news on your digital rights! Version 34, issue 1 of our EFFector newsletter is out now. Catch up on the latest EFF news, from our celebration of Copyright Week to Google releasing a "disable 2g" feature for new Android...

Human Rights and Web3 for Activists

Amnesty International USA and Fight for the Future present: Human Rights and Web3 for ActivistsThis is the beginning of a monthly salon series inviting human rights organizers and Web3 creators to intentionally shape a human-first future for the web.This first salon, presented by Amnesty International and Fight for the Future,...

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DSA: EU Parliament Vote Ensures a Free Internet, But a Final Regulation Must Add Stronger Privacy Protections

The European Parliament had an important decision to make this week about the Digital Services Act (DSA). After months of considering amendments, members oscillated between several policy options on how to regulate online platforms, including the dystopian idea of mandating dominant platforms act as internet police, monitoring content on behalf...

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Oral Arguments on Motion for Summary Judgment in Williams v. San Francisco

On Friday, January 21, 2022, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and the ACLU of Northern California will ask a California state court to find that the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) violated city law when it used a network of non-city surveillance cameras to spy on Black-led protests in 2020...

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Fact-Checking, COVID-19 Misinformation, and the British Medical Journal

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, authoritative research and publications have been critical in gaining better knowledge of the virus and how to combat it. However, unlike previous pandemics, this one has been further exacerbated by a massive wave of misinformation and disinformation spreading across traditional and online social media.The increasing volume...

Podcast Episode: How Private is Your Bank Account?

Podcast Episode 108Your friends, your medical concerns, your political ideology— financial transactions tell the story of your life in intimate details. But U.S. law has failed to protect this sensitive data from prying eyes. Join EFF’s Cindy Cohn and Danny O’Brien as they talk to Marta Belcher, one of the...

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