The Email Privacy Act has returned for another effort in Congress to close a loophole in the law that allowed law enforcement to access a person’s emails without a search warrant as long as they were at least 180 days old.
The free upgrade offer for Windows 10 may be over but the Electronic Frontier Foundation has demanded Microsoft take action to fix the numerous privacy and consumer choice issues that have been raised about the operating system.
A petition thrown up on Change.org is quickly getting backers who want to see the Electronic Frontier Foundation investigate Microsoft over Windows 10. The petition points to the forceful upgrade process, the privacy concerns, and more.
An investigation from EFF claims that the FBI and government scientists are collaborating on tattoo recognition algorithms to profile inmates, but they have not followed the ethical procedures for working with inmates.
An ex police sergeant from Philadelphia is being held indefinitely in jail, despite not being charged with a crime, because he is suspected of owning child pornography and refuses to decrypt his hard drives.
The U.S. Library of Congress has granted exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, giving gamers and educators the right to modify and revive single-player video games with non-functional authentication servers.
After more than a year of development, the Electronic Frontier Foundation's recently released Privacy Badger 1.0 extension "blocks some of the sneakiest trackers that try to spy on your Web browsing habits."
Ethiopia has facing pressure from EFF following accusations of illegally tracking the internet habits of a US citizen all the while President Obama visits the country where he has been urged to address human rights abuses.