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What’s Up with WhatsApp Encrypted Backups

What’s Up with WhatsApp Encrypted Backups

WhatsApp is rolling out an option for users to encrypt their message backups, and...

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No, Tech Monopolies Don’t Serve National Security

No, Tech Monopolies Don’t Serve National Security

In what appears to be a “throw spaghetti on the wall approach” to stopping antitrust...

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Florida landlord says he’ll kick out tenants who don’t show vaccine passport

Florida landlord says he’ll kick out tenants who don’t...

There are already questions about the legality of the extreme policy. The post Florida...

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Italy to mandate vaccine passports for state employees, then eventually to private sector workers

Italy to mandate vaccine passports for state employees,...

Citizens will have to show a vaccine passport to have a job, if proposals go ahead....

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Apple banned FlickType’s keyboard from the App Store, then introduced the feature itself

Apple banned FlickType’s keyboard from the App Store, then...

The company plans to sue on anti-competetive grounds. The post Apple banned FlickType’s...

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Decentralized video platforms are the future

Decentralized video platforms are the future

???? The post Decentralized video platforms are the future appeared first on Reclaim...

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Nicki Minaj claims Twitter silenced her after she shared Tucker Carlson’s defense of her telling people to not be “bullied” over vaccine

Nicki Minaj claims Twitter silenced her after she shared...

Minaj claims she's in "Twitter jail." The post Nicki Minaj claims Twitter silenced...

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Switzerland’s vaccine passport enforcement includes churches

Switzerland’s vaccine passport enforcement includes churches

Any church with at least 50 congregants at a time. The post Switzerland’s vaccine...

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China to “civilize” the internet and “consolidate the guiding status of Marxism” online with mass “fact-checking”

China to “civilize” the internet and “consolidate the guiding...

New censorship proposals. The post China to “civilize” the internet and “consolidate...

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UK NHS app faces scrutiny over sharing of face data with 3rd party company

UK NHS app faces scrutiny over sharing of face data with...

The NHS said it's fine because it's "highly secure." The post UK NHS app faces scrutiny...

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The Catalog of Carceral Surveillance: Patents Aren't Products (Yet)

The Catalog of Carceral Surveillance: Patents Aren't Products...

In EFF’s Catalog of Carceral Surveillance, we explore patents filed by or awarded...

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Twitter silences Nicki Minaj after she shared Tucker Carlson’s defense of her telling people to not be “bullied” over vaccine

Twitter silences Nicki Minaj after she shared Tucker Carlson’s...

Minaj claims she's in "Twitter jail." The post Twitter silences Nicki Minaj after...

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The Federal Government Just Can’t Get Enough of Your Face

The Federal Government Just Can’t Get Enough of Your Face

There are more federal facial recognition technology (FRT) systems than there are...

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Lessons From History: Afghanistan and the Dangerous Afterlives of Identifying Data

Lessons From History: Afghanistan and the Dangerous Afterlives...

As the United States pulled its troops out of Afghanistan after a 20-year occupation,...

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Texas’ Social Media Law is Not the Solution to Censorship

Texas’ Social Media Law is Not the Solution to Censorship

The big-name social media companies have all done a rather atrocious job of moderating...

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Apple blocks Gnosis Ethereum wallet updating over NFTs feature

Apple blocks Gnosis Ethereum wallet updating over NFTs...

Apple's strict rules continue to sniffle innovation. The post Apple blocks Gnosis...

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Walgreens’ COVID test registration system exposed personal data

Walgreens’ COVID test registration system exposed personal...

Name, phone number, physical and email addresses, date of birth, and gender - all...

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Surveillance Self-Defense Guides Now Available in Burmese

Surveillance Self-Defense Guides Now Available in Burmese

As part of our goal to expand the impact of our digital security guide, Surveillance...

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BBC chairman calls for crackdown on speech online

BBC chairman calls for crackdown on speech online

Will likely back calls for regulation. The post BBC chairman calls for crackdown...

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Darnell Hicks, falsely accused of shooting two cops in viral posts online, sues Facebook and Twitter

Darnell Hicks, falsely accused of shooting two cops in...

Sued for defamation and false light. The post Darnell Hicks, falsely accused of...

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Big Tech pushes back on Texas’ social media free speech law

Big Tech pushes back on Texas’ social media free speech...

Social media platforms want to moderate as they see fit. The post Big Tech pushes...

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NY Governor Kathy Hochul urges Facebook to censor “misinformation” in pro-life articles and memes

NY Governor Kathy Hochul urges Facebook to censor “misinformation”...

Calls for censorship. The post NY Governor Kathy Hochul urges Facebook to censor...

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Singapore revokes license of online news outlet that often criticizes government

Singapore revokes license of online news outlet that often...

The government says it needs to disclose its funding. The post Singapore revokes...

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Judge sides with teacher fired from Catholic school for announcing same-sex engagement on Facebook

Judge sides with teacher fired from Catholic school for...

The case has been ongoing for four years. The post Judge sides with teacher fired...

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EFF and Allies Urge Council of Europe to Add Strong Human Rights Safeguards Before Final Adoption of Flawed Cross Border Surveillance Treaty

EFF and Allies Urge Council of Europe to Add Strong Human...

EFF, European Digital Rights (EDRi), the Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy...

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Protestors Nationwide Rally to Tell Apple: "Don't Break Your Promise!"

Protestors Nationwide Rally to Tell Apple: "Don't Break...

Yesterday in San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, New York, and other cities across the...

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Republicans consider appeal after FEC ruled social media censorship of Hunter Biden revelations was not election interference

Republicans consider appeal after FEC ruled social media...

Twitter and Facebook tried to disappear the story. The post Republicans consider...

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Revealed: Facebook allows select elites to bypass censorship rules

Revealed: Facebook allows select elites to bypass censorship...

A two-class system. The post Revealed: Facebook allows select elites to bypass censorship...

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Decentralized ID service Spruce backed by Ethereum foundation to challenge Big-Tech login buttons

Decentralized ID service Spruce backed by Ethereum foundation...

A passwordless future without handing over data to centralized services. The post...

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The UK government has a little-known censorship unit

The UK government has a little-known censorship unit

???? The post The UK government has a little-known censorship unit appeared first...

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Israel’s health minister on hot mic said vaccine passports are about coercion, not “driving down morbidity”

Israel’s health minister on hot mic said vaccine passports...

As many expected. The post Israel’s health minister on hot mic said vaccine passports...

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London Met police chief invokes 9/11 to call for ban on private messaging

London Met police chief invokes 9/11 to call for ban on...

Wants police backdoors to people's conversations. The post London Met police chief...