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EFF and ACLU Urge Court to Reject Warrantless GPS Tracking

Washington, D.C. - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and the American Civil Liberties Union of the National Capital Area (ACLU-NCA) urged a U.S. appeals court today to reject government claims that federal agents have an unfettered right to install Global Positioning System (GPS) location-tracking devices on anyone's car without a...

EFF Releases How-To Guide to Fight Government Spying

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) launched its Surveillance Self-Defense project today -- an online how-to guide for protecting your private data against government spying. You can find the project at
EFF created the Surveillance Self-Defense site to educate Americans about the law and technology of...

White House Responds to Privacy Complaints?

This morning it seemed that complaints from EFF and other privacy advocates and journalists had apparently helped created a change in White House policy concerning the use of cookies and tracking technologies on We were ready to give kudos to the Obama Administration for listening to privacy advocates, something...

DOJ Releases Secret Bush Era OLC Memos

Today, the Obama Administration released nine previously secret legal documents written by the Department of Justice's Office of Legal Counsel during the Bush Administration. The release includes two previously undisclosed OLC memoranda and seven previously undisclosed OLC opinions. According to the DOJ, "The two memoranda memorialized that certain legal...

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Victims of Warner Censorship: Literal Videos

We've brought you several posts explaining Warner's unfortunate crusade to censor its music from YouTube videos, even when those activities would clearly qualify as fair use. Here's a concrete example: a YouTube creator that goes by the moniker Dust Films has pioneered a new parody video genre,...


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