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the seventh circuit could have checked government overreach in conducting invasive electronic device searches
The Seventh Circuit could have checked government overreach in conducting invasive electronic device searches at the border. They failed. https://t.co/4IJB8lbuo0
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if technology is used against you in court you have a right to see how the technology works and whether it s r
If technology is used against you in court, you have a right to see how the technology works and whether it's reliable. That's why EFF is going to court in Fresno, California later this week. https://t.co/Bw4wwnGe25
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all surveillance self defense content is regularly reviewed and is cc by licensed so awesome folks like can tr
All Surveillance Self-Defense content is regularly reviewed and is CC-BY licensed so awesome folks like @L10nLab can translate and localize it for their unique needshttps://t.co/ANWRwQlQUw
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12 22 pma fight over unmasking a reddit commenter has turned into a significant win for online speech and fair
12:22 PMA fight over unmasking a Reddit commenter has turned into a significant win for online speech and fair use. EFF is proud to represent this anonymous user https://t.co/7SLw6C6pmO
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social media platforms censor many voices not just conservatives with huge followings eff s tossed out project
Social media platforms censor many voices, not just conservatives with huge followings. EFF's TOSsed Out project shows how speech moderation rules unfairly ban many people who don't deserve it and lack resources to easily mover to other mediums: https://t.co/LYdPJkQFnv
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any order that prohibits someone from discussing anything they ve seen or obtained is unconstitutional says ef
"Any order that prohibits someone from discussing anything they've seen or obtained is unconstitutional," says EFF's @aaron_d_mackey of NYPD's attempt to claw back face recognition records it provided to @GeorgetownCPT. https://t.co/x3arvEPnmy
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find local digital rights allies in a community near you
Find local digital rights allies in a community near you. https://t.co/VJ2GaUnuLJ
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when companies retain too much data for too long they put users at risk its time for slack to fixitalready
When companies retain too much data for too long, they put users at risk. It’s time for Slack to #FixItAlready https://t.co/FW0TyBewuX
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the bill being worked on by and will virtually guarantee more bad patents tell your representative not to supp
The bill being worked on by @SenThomTillis and @ChrisCoons will virtually guarantee more bad patents. Tell your representative not to support this misguided effort. https://t.co/6EBBgFz2Ud
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actually doing content moderation well is very very difficult and you should be suspicious of any claim to the
Actually doing content moderation well is very, very difficult, and you should be suspicious of any claim to the contrary. https://t.co/bJRKwH6JmW

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the fcc s decision to abandon its traditional role in protecting an open and free internet will go down as one
The FCC's decision to abandon its traditional role in protecting an open and free Internet will go down as one of the biggest mistakes in Internet policy history.

We will fight in the courts, in the states, and in Congress to restore #NetNeutrality.
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@EFF 10 months
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breaking in a huge victory the european parliament has voted 318 278 against and the disastrous and copyright
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.
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we ve received documents that confirm best buy gave the fbi a tour of their repair facility the fbi paid geek
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
https://t.co/FI9aTlmvs6
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tumblr s new adult content filter is so bad at its job it flagged tumblr s own examples of acceptable nudity
Tumblr's new "adult content" filter is so bad at its job, it flagged Tumblr's own examples of acceptable nudity https://t.co/IZndWsg9Sz
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the internet lost a hero today eff is mourning the loss of our visionary co founder john perry barlow
The Internet lost a hero today. EFF is mourning the loss of our visionary co-founder, John Perry Barlow. https://t.co/oaf7hgKsOL
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if us border agents asked you to provide social media information or access to your digital devices or cloud c
If US border agents asked you to provide social media information or access to your digital devices or cloud content, contact info@eff.org
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breaking the supreme court has ruled 5 4 that cell phone location data is protected by the fourth amendment
BREAKING: The Supreme Court has ruled 5-4 that cell phone location data is protected by the Fourth Amendment.
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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
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)
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nsagov the webcam covers you re giving out have an interesting defect the purple ones are transparent
.@NSAGov, the webcam covers you're giving out have an interesting defect: the purple ones are transparent. 🤔
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breaking europes meps cave to lobbyists ignore five million online petitioners hundreds of thousands of protes
BREAKING: Europe’s MEPs cave to lobbyists, ignore five million online petitioners, hundreds of thousands of protesters, and approve #article13 and #article11. Find out what happens to the disastrous Copyright Directive next: https://t.co/gnS01Mt952
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