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Manifest V3: Open Web Politics in Sheep's Clothing

Manifest V3: Open Web Politics in Sheep's Clothing

When Google introduced Manifest V3 in 2019, web extension developers were alarmed...

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EU Parliament Takes First Step Towards a Fair and Interoperable Market

EU Parliament Takes First Step Towards a Fair and Interoperable...

The EU’s Proposal for a Digital Market Act (DMA) is an attempt to create a fairer...

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Police Aerial Surveillance Endangers Our Ability to Protest

Police Aerial Surveillance Endangers Our Ability to Protest

The ACLU of Northern California has concluded a year-long Freedom of Information...

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Podcast Episode: The Revolution Will Be Open Source

Podcast Episode: The Revolution Will Be Open Source

Episode 102 of EFF’s How to Fix the Internet The open source movement focuses on...

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Indonesian Court Allows Internet Blocking During Unrest, Tightening Law Enforcement Control Over Users’ Communications and Data

Indonesian Court Allows Internet Blocking During Unrest,...

Indonesia’s Constitutional Court dealt another blow to the free expression and online...

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UN Human Rights Committee Criticizes Germany’s NetzDG for Letting Social Media Platforms Police Online Speech

UN Human Rights Committee Criticizes Germany’s NetzDG for...

A UN human rights committee examining the status of civil and political rights in...

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Commission cautions against “objectivity” in journalism and calls for censorship of “misinformation”

Commission cautions against “objectivity” in journalism...

A chilling read. The post Commission cautions against “objectivity” in journalism...

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Facebook’s new privacy feature is delayed after complaints from UK government

Facebook’s new privacy feature is delayed after complaints...

Governments can't snoop. The post Facebook’s new privacy feature is delayed after...

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EFF Tells Court to Protect Anonymous Speakers, Apply Proper Test Before Unmasking Them In Trademark Commentary Case

EFF Tells Court to Protect Anonymous Speakers, Apply Proper...

Judges cannot minimize the First Amendment rights of anonymous speakers who use...

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Apple’s Self Service Repair Program Must Live Up To Its Promises

Apple’s Self Service Repair Program Must Live Up To Its...

The Right to Repair movement got a boost this week, when Apple announced a new program,...

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Digital Rights Updates with EFFector 33.7

Digital Rights Updates with EFFector 33.7

Want the latest news on your digital rights? Then you’ve come to the right place!...

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Senate Candidate Josh Mandel criticizes Facebook after Rittenhouse meme censorship

Senate Candidate Josh Mandel criticizes Facebook after...

Threatened over a meme. The post Senate Candidate Josh Mandel criticizes Facebook...

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New Hampshire student sues school after being suspended for off-campus text messages

New Hampshire student sues school after being suspended...

The student denied that there is more than two genders. The post New Hampshire student...

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Google partners with PBS to launch a media literacy program to “combat misinformation”

Google partners with PBS to launch a media literacy program...

New initiative. The post Google partners with PBS to launch a media literacy program...

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Police caught using online spy tool to plot “pre-crimes”

Police caught using online spy tool to plot “pre-crimes”

Increasingly common. The post Police caught using online spy tool to plot “pre-crimes”...

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23 little-known Signal features and pro tricks

23 little-known Signal features and pro tricks

???? The post 23 little-known Signal features and pro tricks appeared first on Reclaim...

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YouTube censored 75% of ads from Australian anti-lockdown party

YouTube censored 75% of ads from Australian anti-lockdown...

For "misinformation." The post YouTube censored 75% of ads from Australian anti-lockdown...

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Chase pulled payment processing for Donald Trump Jr. event

Chase pulled payment processing for Donald Trump Jr. event

“To be clear, we have never and would never close an account due to a client’s political...

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Scotland teases extension of vaccine passport program

Scotland teases extension of vaccine passport program

Not only is it another attack on civil liberties, businesses say it will harm revenue....

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DuckDuckGo introduces new app tracking protection for Android

DuckDuckGo introduces new app tracking protection for Android

Currently in beta. The post DuckDuckGo introduces new app tracking protection for...

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National Institute of Health director: those who spread “misinformation” online should be “identified” and “brought to justice”

National Institute of Health director: those who spread...

Truth police. The post National Institute of Health director: those who spread “misinformation”...

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Lawmakers Choose the Wrong Path, Again, With New Anti-Algorithm Bill

Lawmakers Choose the Wrong Path, Again, With New Anti-Algorithm...

Facebook needs to be reined in. Lawmakers and everyday users are mad, having heard...

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The Public Should Know Who Profits From Patent Troll Lawsuits

The Public Should Know Who Profits From Patent Troll Lawsuits

It’s often impossible to find out who owns a United States patent. Even people who...

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Remembering Aaron Swartz: Aaron Swartz Day 2021

Remembering Aaron Swartz: Aaron Swartz Day 2021

EFF invites everyone to participate this Saturday, Nov. 13, in this year's (virtual)...

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Federal Agencies Need to Be Staffed to Advance Broadband and Tech Competition

Federal Agencies Need to Be Staffed to Advance Broadband...

In the U.S., we need better internet. We need oversight over Big Tech, ISPs, and...

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Apple Has Listened And Will Retract Some Harmful Phone-Scanning

Apple Has Listened And Will Retract Some Harmful Phone-Scanning

Since August, EFF and others have been telling Apple to cancel its new child safety...

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EFF’s How to Fix the Internet Podcast Offers Optimistic Solutions to Tech Dystopias

EFF’s How to Fix the Internet Podcast Offers Optimistic...

It seems like everywhere we turn we see dystopian stories about technology’s impact...

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EFF to Supreme Court: Warrantless  24-Hour Video Surveillance Outside Homes Violates Fourth Amendment

EFF to Supreme Court: Warrantless 24-Hour Video Surveillance...

Police in Illinois Filmed Defendant’s Home Nonstop for 18 MonthsWashington, D.C.—The...

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Podcast Episode: What Police Get When They Get Your Phone

Podcast Episode: What Police Get When They Get Your Phone

Episode 101 of EFF’s How to Fix the Internet If you get pulled over and a police...

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After Facebook Leaks, Here Is What Should Come Next

After Facebook Leaks, Here Is What Should Come Next

Every year or so, a new Facebook scandal emerges. These blowups follow a fairly...

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EFF’s New Series of How to Fix the Internet Podcast Tackles Toughest Issues in Tech

EFF’s New Series of How to Fix the Internet Podcast Tackles...

Episodes Feature Innovators Seeking Creative Solutions to Build a Better Online...

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YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki met with French President Macron over child safety from “hatred” and “inappropriate content”

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki met with French President Macron...

The meeting took place at the Paris Peace Forum. The post YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki...