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The Electronic Frontier Foundation and Amnesty International are just two of the big backers behind Detekt, an open-source software program that detects spyware commonly used by governments.
In an effort to encourage companies to become more transparent and secure, the EFF has begun a "Secure Messaging Scoreboard" listing dozens of apps and their security features, or lack thereof.
Multiple tech giants, including Apple, Verizon and Cisco, have joined Microsoft in opposing the US government's requests for search warrants for data stored on overseas servers.
In the fourth 'Who Has Your Back' report into the privacy standards of companies online, Snapchat, AT&T & Amazon have been named as failing to provide adequate privacy protection for their customers.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation created an extension for Firefox and Chrome called Privacy Badger that looks for advertisers who ignore "Do Not Track" requests and throws them into a black hole.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has come out against Microsoft's statements concerning the recent search through a person's Hotmail account, stating the company should have gotten a warrant first.
The internet has banded together to fight against mass surveillance. February 11th will be an international day of protest with banners and widgets strewn across popular websites such as Reddit.
A US District Judge has ordered the FBI to come clean on their efforts to access encrypted information and force manufacturers to build backdoors into their products, following a lawsuit from the EFF.
Kim Dotcom might be gearing up to launch his new venture, but the EFF's fight for Megaupload users' data is far from over, and now the government is saying that they don't really own their cloud data.
The “encryption-enabler” browser add-on made by the EFF collective gets a new update, adding up many web sites to its protection list and promising a safer World Wide Web for everyone.
For users who lost access to files at the time of Megaupload's shutdown, there may yet be some hope that they can retrieve their data from the petabytes of data still available to the server's hosts.
Although eBooks are convenient, they add another trail of electronic crumbs that give more data to publishers and retailers. Should there be restrictions on this data or is the convenience worth it?
The new release of the EFF-crafted Firefox security extension brings a very much welcomed additional feature, ie warning users when a website is affected by security holes.
Microsoft's recent lawsuit against a third party maker of Xbox 360 memory cards is being disputed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Gamasutra reports that in a brief written last week, the EFF stated that Microsoft's...
It’s a common trend, but everything is spying on you nowadays. We’re not talking about men in black suits and sunglasses following you around the city, but instead we’re referring to the pervasive passive monitoring...
In the case of Warshak v United States an appeals court has ruled that government entities must first obtain a search warrant before they are allowed to seize and search your email. This gives email...
Calculator hobbyists who blogged about the modification of the software included on Texas Instruments (TI) programmable calculators have been sent letters from TI demanding they remove the material. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), who campaign...