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  1. Google, Twitter, LinkedIn Earn Top Ratings on Data Privacy

    The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is reporting that social networking and web service companies are making strides towards becoming more transparent with users. We’re thrilled to see a growing number of companies publishing transparency...

  2. Google Challenges U.S. National Security Letter in Court

    Google is fighting a National Security Letter (NSL) issued by the U.S.government, with the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) acknowledging it is one of the first firms to do so. According to the EFF, Google is one of the first communications...

  3. SOPA, PIPA On Hold, But a New Threat on Horizon

    Despite vocal opposition from the ACLU, EFF, and at least 37 other human rights and privacy organizations (see their letter to the U.S. Nevada Senator Harry Reid has postponed the Protect I.P.vote, while House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar...

  4. New Gmail, YouTube, Blogger Users Join Google+ by Default

    Privacy advocates, including the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) in Washington, have voiced concerns over online user verification systems, including the risks of increased surveillance or...

  5. SOPA Explained: Why It’s Bad for the Web & How to #StopSOPA

    In their written statement, the EFF left little room for argument on how they really feel about the process, saying, “These are positive steps, but frankly, the original provisions were so overbroad and poorly written that we suspect the bill's...

  6. In Google We Trust (Your Identity)

    One only has to go to the EFF (EFF.org) to know that the laws around privacy in cyberspace are weak and unspecified in most cases. In 2011, trillions of dollars in e-commerce transactions and a growing number of other interactions have made knowing...

  7. Real Names: Google+, Government & The Identity Ecosystem

    Please visit the EFF.org. Add to this the fact that Facebook and Google have both purchased facial recognition software companies and you have a puzzling picture. Why do these two need facial recognition software and real names for social media and...

  8. Homeland Security Wants Internet Kill Switch

    Opponents such as the ACLU, the EFF, and the American Library Association believe such a legislation would erode citizens basic rights. Sen. Susan Collins, the Republican ranking member on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee...

  9. Did Senator Wyden Save The Internet?

    The main mechanism of the bill is to interfere with the Internet's domain name system (DNS), which translates names like "www.eff.org" or "www.nytimes.com" into the IP addresses that computers use to communicate.

  10. United States Copyright Office Declares YouTube Remixes Are Legal

    The request was made by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) particularly as it applies to AT&T and Apple's iPhone Software License agreement. Most reporters are focused on the United States Copyright Office declaration that it is it legal to...