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Privacy Advisory Commissions

What is a privacy advisory commission? What types of privacy issues does it address? Who does it advise? How does it work? Should Portland have one?
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Proctoring Tools and Dragnet Investigations Rob Students of Due Process

Like many schools, Dartmouth College has increasingly turned to technology to monitor students taking exams at home. And while many universities have used proctoring tools that purport to help educators prevent cheating, Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine has gone dangerously further. Apparently working under an assumption of guilt, the university...

PyCon US 2021

EFF at PyCon 2021

EFF is excited to be a part of PyCon US 2021, put on by the Python Software Foundation! If you're interested in learning about the Python programming language, this is the event for you.You can also stop by and say hi to EFF! We'll be at one of the...

EFF Partners with DuckDuckGo to Enhance Secure Browsing and Protect User Information on the Web

San Francisco, California—Boosting protection of Internet users’ personal data from snooping advertisers and third-party trackers, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) today announced it has enhanced its groundbreaking HTTPS Everywhere browser extension by incorporating rulesets from DuckDuckGo Smarter Encryption.The partnership represents the next step in the...

Cindy Cohn at COLLISION Conference 2021

Join EFF's Cindy Cohn at COLLISION Conference 2021, the "Olympics of Tech".The Law of CyberspaceSuper Fireside ChatApril 20 at 9:55amCindy will join Professor Scott Shapiro and reporter Joseph Menn to discuss The Law of Cyberspace.The internet has been likened to the wild west – lawless and disruptive. In this session,...

Cypurr Session: Street Smarts!

Spring! Time for life to bloom anew. After quite a winter indoors, there are a lot of people looking to celebrate the season by hitting the street, advocating for causes and ideals they believe in. Join Cypurr as we talk things to be aware of for those on the street...
Supreme Court

Why EFF Supports Repeal of Qualified Immunity

Our digital rights are only as strong as our power to enforce them. But when we sue government officials for violating our digital rights, they often get away with it because of a dangerous legal doctrine called “qualified immunity.”Do you think you have a First Amendment right to use your...


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