The Tower of Babel: How Public Interest Internet is Trying to Save Messaging and Banish Big Social Media

This blog post is part of a series, looking at the public interest internet—the parts of the internet that don’t garner the headlines of Facebook or Google, but quietly provide…

UK's Draft Online Safety Bill Raises Serious Concerns Around Freedom of Expression

On May 12, the UK government published a draft of its Online Safety Bill, which attempts to tackle illegal and otherwise harmful content online by placing a duty of care…

Clearview’s Face Surveillance Still Has No First Amendment Defense

Clearview AI extracts faceprints from billions of people, without their consent, and uses these faceprints to help police identify suspects. This does grave harm to privacy, free speech, information security,…

The Internet Loses a Champion with the Passing of Sherwin Siy

We at EFF are devastated to learn of the passing of Sherwin Siy. He was a brilliant advocate and strategist who was dedicated to protecting and preserving the internet as…

Improving Enforcement in State Consumer Privacy Laws

Momentum for state privacy bills has been growing over the past couple of years, as lawmakers respond to privacy invasions and constituent demand to address them. As several states end…

Tell Congress to Pass the Safe Connections Act and Make It Easier for Survivors to Escape Domestic Violence

This January, Senators Brian Schatz, Deb Fischer, Richard Blumenthal, Rick Scott, and Jacky Rosen introduced The Safe Connections Act (S. 120), which would make it easier for survivors to separate…

Greetings from the Internet! Connect with EFF this Summer

Every July, we celebrate EFF’s birthday and its decades of commitment fighting for privacy, security, and free expression for all tech users. This year’s membership drive focuses on a central…

Victory! Fourth Circuit Rules Baltimore’s Warrantless Aerial Surveillance Program Unconstitutional

This blog post was cowritten by EFF intern Lauren Yu. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled last week that Baltimore’s use of aerial surveillance that could…

Tell Your Representative to Support a More Interoperable Future

By enforcing transparency and consent, the ACCESS Act checks abuse of the data that large tech companies collect from us. It mandates that the largest online platforms make it possible…

EFF is Highlighting LGBTQ+ Issues Year-Round

EFF is dedicated to ensuring that technology supports freedom, justice and innovation for all the people of the world. While digital freedom is an LGBTQ+ issue, LGBTQ+ issues are also…

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