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AT&T Secretly Gave Information On Network to Government Agencies

Documents obtained by The Daily Beast have shed light on AT&T’s massive data mining operation to assist in government surveillance. The program is called Project Hemisphere. It was mentioned in…

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EFF Petitions FTC For Fair DRM Labeling

The Electronic Frontier Foundation(EFF) has petitioned the FTC to introduce labeling rules which would require retailers to warn consumers if products sold on their platforms contain DRM. DRM can be…

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FBI Asked to Disclose Method of Breaking Into iPhone

The FBI has dropped its attempt to force Apple’s assistance in the San Bernardino case, after the agency managed to break into the phone on its own. Apple is now…

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Judge Allows Discovery in NSA Lawsuit

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is claiming a victory after a California judge lifted the stay of discovery on a lawsuit against the NSA. The case was first filed by…

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EFF Lawyer Suspended From Twitter

Daniel Nazer, a lawyer for the Electronic Frontier Foundation who mostly focuses on patent issues, had his twitter account shut down last week after posting a “harassing” tweet. The issue…

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Maryland Bill Would Protect Consumers’ Right to Post Negative Reviews Online

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) reports on a bill being considered by the state legislature of Maryland, which would protect the rights of consumers to post negative reviews of products…

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Texas Police are Getting “No Cost” License Plate Readers, EFF Reports

Digital rights activist organization Electronic Frontier Foundation has reported that Texas law enforcement agencies have just gotten a great offer from Vigilant Solutions, a large broker of vehicle surveillance technology,…

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T-Mobile’s Binge On Service Throttles Video and Calls it Optimization

Back in December, Slate reported on T-Mobile’s new Binge On service, and suggested that it may be in violation of the FCC’s net neutrality regulations. While Binge On is active,…

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EFF and Access Now Discuss Encryption with White House Representatives

In response to an online petition asking Obama to publicly affirm support of strong encryption, White House officials issued a response that they would meet with the leaders of the…

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Massachusetts Court Rules Collecting Cell Phone Location Data Requires a Warrant

In the case of Commonwealth v. Estabrook which was brought before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, the court ruled that the Massachusetts state constitution requires a warrant for law enforcement to…