Politics & Governance

The ACCESS ACT Takes a Step Towards a More Interoperable Future

The ACCESS ACT Takes a Step Towards a More Interoperable...

When it comes to online services, there are a few very large companies whose gravitational...

1000 Californians Have Asked Their Representatives To Fix Our Broken Broadband System. Have You?

1000 Californians Have Asked Their Representatives To Fix...

The California legislature has been handed what might be their easiest job this...

The GDPR, Privacy and Monopoly

The GDPR, Privacy and Monopoly

In Privacy Without Monopoly: Data Protection and Interoperability, we took a thorough...

Victory! Dartmouth Ends Unfounded Cheating Investigation After Students, Rights Groups Speak Out

Victory! Dartmouth Ends Unfounded Cheating Investigation...

The Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine has ended its months-long dragnet investigation into...

Big Data Profits If We Deregulate HIPAA

Big Data Profits If We Deregulate HIPAA

This blog post was written by Kenny Gutierrez, EFF Bridge Fellow. Recently proposed...

EFF Files Amicus Brief Defending the Right to Repair in Massachusetts

EFF Files Amicus Brief Defending the Right to Repair in...

This week, EFF joined with several prominent right-to-repair groups to file an amicus...

EFF and FSFP to Court: When Flawed Electronic Voting Systems Disenfranchise Voters, They Should Be Able to Challenge That with Access to the Courts

EFF and FSFP to Court: When Flawed Electronic Voting Systems...

Georgia Officials Call Plaintiff Voters “Bystanders” Who Lack Standing to Sue and...

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

A Year of Action in Support of the Black-Led Movement Against...

“Black lives matter on the streets. Black lives matter on the internet.” A year...

Civil Society Groups Seek More Time to Review, Comment on Rushed Global Treaty for Intrusive Cross Border Police Powers

Civil Society Groups Seek More Time to Review, Comment...

Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), European Digital Rights (EDRi), and 40 other...

VICTORY: You Can Now Make Your Venmo Friends List Private. Here’s How.

VICTORY: You Can Now Make Your Venmo Friends List Private....

It took two and a half years and one national security incident, but Venmo did it,...

Ring Changed How Police Request Door Camera Footage: What it Means and Doesn’t Mean

Ring Changed How Police Request Door Camera Footage: What...

Amazon Ring has announced that it will change the way police can request footage...

Maryland and Montana Pass the Nation’s First Laws Restricting Law Enforcement Access to Genetic Genealogy Databases

Maryland and Montana Pass the Nation’s First Laws Restricting...

Last week, Maryland and Montana passed laws requiring judicial authorization to...

Security Tips for Online LGBTQ+ Dating

Security Tips for Online LGBTQ+ Dating

Dating is risky. Aside from the typical worries of possible rejection or lack of...

Global Law Enforcement Convention Weakens Privacy & Human Rights

Global Law Enforcement Convention Weakens Privacy & Human...

The Council of Europe Cybercrime Committee's (T-CY) recent decision to approve new...

Where to See the EFF Staff at RightsCon 2021

Where to See the EFF Staff at RightsCon 2021

Our friends at Access Now are once again hosting RightsCon online next week, June...

The Safe Connections Act Would Make It Easier to Escape Domestic Violence

The Safe Connections Act Would Make It Easier to Escape...

We all know that, in the 21st century, it is difficult to lead a life without a...

Van Buren is a Victory Against Overbroad Interpretations of the CFAA, and Protects Security Researchers

Van Buren is a Victory Against Overbroad Interpretations...

The Supreme Court’s Van Buren decision today overturned a dangerous precedent and...

California Has $7 Billion for Broadband. Sacramento May Just Sit On It

California Has $7 Billion for Broadband. Sacramento May...

It’s hard to believe that when Governor Newsom identifies a total of $7 billion...

Organizing in the Public Interest: MusicBrainz

Organizing in the Public Interest: MusicBrainz

This blog post is part of a series, looking at the public interest internet—the...

PayPal Shuts Down Long-Time Tor Supporter with No Recourse

PayPal Shuts Down Long-Time Tor Supporter with No Recourse

Larry Brandt, a long-time supporter of internet freedom, used his nearly 20-year-old...

Why Indian Courts Should Reject Traceability Obligations

Why Indian Courts Should Reject Traceability Obligations

End-to-end encryption is under attack in India. The Indian government’s new and...

Your Avatar is You, However You See Yourself, and You Should Control Your Experience and Your Data

Your Avatar is You, However You See Yourself, and You Should...

Virtual worlds are increasingly providing sophisticated, realistic, and often immersive...

EFF at 30: Surveillance Is Not Obligatory, with Edward Snowden

EFF at 30: Surveillance Is Not Obligatory, with Edward...

To commemorate the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s 30th anniversary, we present EFF30...

Chile’s New “Who Defends Your Data?” Report Shows ISPs’ Race to Champion User Privacy

Chile’s New “Who Defends Your Data?” Report Shows ISPs’...

Derechos Digitales’ fourth ¿Quien Defiende Tus Datos? (Who Defends Your Data?) report...

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