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We're the Electronic Frontier Foundation. We defend your civil liberties in a digital world.

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We've got a few questions for any platform updating its content moderation policies—election, or not.

Decades of complacency in monopoly has reduced the Web to five giant sites filled with screenshots of the other four (h/t @tveastman ). Read our analysis of the EU's (leaked) plan to do something about it

Senators are asking Big Tech about content moderation today. Here's what users need to know—and demand.

Mutual aid provides care, support, and solidarity for communities—but organizing mutual aid entirely online in these times can be tricky. We have some advice for mitigating against security risks and keeping each other safe.

Check out our May edition of At Home With EFF, highlighting the security and privacy considerations of nonprofits and mutual aid organizing groups doing work to support communities.

"Hey! Look! Listen! Watch out!" This Halloween, make sure your (and your friends') accounts have two-factor authentication enabled. Check out our 2FA handout and accompanying lesson plan to learn more.

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Through petitions across the country and the globe, students are pushing schools to consider the risks that proctoring apps create.

Shake up your wardrobe with this retro style t-shirt, and celebrate Grateful Dead lyricist and EFF co-founder John Perry Barlow when you become a member today!

EFF and @ACLU  to Pennsylvania Supreme Court: Dragnet searches of WiFi networks to get users’ location data are unconstitutional.

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It is worth reflecting on just how wildly unsupported by the public and wrong the FCC is on its effort to end an Open Internet. #NetNeutrality  (1/16)

BREAKING: a federal judge has ruled that suspicionless searches of travelers’ cell phones, laptops, and other electronic devices when we cross the U.S. border are unconstitutional. This is an enormous victory for privacy.

BREAKING: ICANN has voted to REJECT the sale of the .ORG registry to private equity firm Ethos Capital. This is a major victory for the millions of nonprofits, civil society organizations, and individuals who make .ORG their home online. #SaveDotOrg 

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BREAKING: We’ve confirmed that the Ring doorbell app on Android covertly shares personally identifiable information on its users with third-party companies, including Facebook.

Youtube-dl is a legitimate tool with a world of a lawful uses. Demanding its removal from Github is a disappointing and counterproductive move by the RIAA.

We've received documents that confirm: - Best Buy gave the FBI a tour of their repair facility - The FBI paid Geek Squad employees as informants - FBI agents have a process for investigating & prosecuting people who sent their devices to the Geek Squad

BREAKING: In a huge victory, the European Parliament has voted 318-278 against #Article13  and #Article11 —the disastrous #CensorshipMachine  and #LinkTax  copyright proposals. That means we’re close to stopping these terrible proposals—and we’re gaining momentum.

If US border agents asked you to provide social media information or access to your digital devices or cloud content, contact inf @eff .org

The Internet lost a hero today. EFF is mourning the loss of our visionary co-founder, John Perry Barlow.

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