EFF tells California Court that Forensic Software Source Code Must Be Disclosed to the Defendant

Last week, EFF filed an amicus brief in State v. Alvin Davis in California, in support…

President Biden Revokes Unconstitutional Executive Order Retaliating Against Online Platforms

President Joe Biden on Friday rescinded a dangerous and unconstitutional Executive Order issued by President Trump…

Victory! California City Drops Lawsuit Accusing Journalists of Violating Computer Crime Law

The City of Fullerton, California has abandoned a lawsuit against two bloggers and a local website.…

Governor Newsom’s Budget Proposes Historic Investment in Public Fiber Broadband

This morning, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced his plans for the state’s multi-billion dollar surplus and…

How A Camera Patent Was Used to Sue Non-Profits, Cities, and Public Schools

Stupid Patent of the Month Patent trolls are everyone’s problem. A study from 2019 showed that…

How Your DNA—or Someone Else’s—Can Send You to Jail

Although DNA is individual to you—a “fingerprint” of your genetic code—DNA samples don’t always tell a…

FAQ: DarkSide Ransomware Group and Colonial Pipeline

With the attack on Colonial Pipeline by a ransomware group causing panic buying and shortages of…

EFF to Ninth Circuit: Don’t Block California’s Pathbreaking Net Neutrality Law

Partnering with the ACLU and numerous other public interest advocates, businesses and educators, EFF has filed…

Japan’s Rikunabi Scandal Shows The Dangers of Privacy Law Loopholes

Technology users around the world are increasingly concerned, and rightly so, about protecting their data. But…

Outliving Outrage on the Public Interest Internet: the CDDB Story

This is the second in our blog series on the public interest internet: past, present and future. In our…