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EFF strongly opposes any targeting of people for digital surveillance based on their race, religion, or nationality, at our border and in our interior.

The .ORG registry isn't an asset to sell. It's a public function that we all rely on. #savedotorg 

Join EFF Special Advisor@doctorow  today at @crashspaceLA  for an informative discussion on why the sale of the .ORG registry to Ethos Capital must be stopped.

When police request footage from someone’s Ring camera,” says EFF's @mguariglia , “they can keep it and do whatever they want with it. There’s no oversight of why the police are requesting it, how they’ll use it once they get it, or who they share it with.”

Austin: Join Electronic Frontier Alliance members @EFFaustin  on February 8, when they will host a conversation with our very own @davidgreene , Director of Civil Liberties. David will lead a Q&A and discuss our priorities for 2020.

On the anniversary of the SOPA blackout, watch Aaron Swartz's classic talk, "How We Stopped SOPA."

We’re asking Virginians to contact their lawmakers and express their support for a bill to stop SLAPP lawsuits, which are filed to chill speech or harass people, rather than resolve legitimate legal disputes.

When it came to face surveillance in airports even this Florida sheriff said, “For me it was a bridge too far and too Big Brother-ish.”

We stand with @demandprogress  @ncacensorship  @ACLU  @PENamerican @CREWcrew and others to call for the Senate to allow full press access to th #impeachment  trial proceedings at this critical moment in our country's history.

Virginia: You have the change to stand up for free speech and fight "SLAPP" lawsuits, which are filed to chill speech or harass people. Tell your lawmaker you want to pass H.B. 759. 


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.

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: 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.

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

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

Tumblr's new "adult content" filter is so bad at its job, it flagged Tumblr's own examples of acceptable nudity

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

A judge has granted the first known warrant for law enforcement to conduct a dragnet search through the DNA of 1.3 million people in the GEDmatch genetic genealogy database. 86% of those users did not explicitly consent to law enforcement searches.

BREAKING: The Supreme Court has ruled 5-4 that cell phone location data is protected by the Fourth Amendment.