On Tuesday, Senator Patrick Leahy introduced a revised version of his USA FREEDOM legislation, the USA FREEDOM Act of 2014, which focuses on telephone record collection and FISA Court reform. While this bill is not a comprehensive solution to overly broad and unConstitutional surveillance, it is a strong first step.
This story originally appeared Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at the website of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Court of Appeals Agrees to Expedite Case Over Telephone Records Collection Coeur d’Alene, Idaho – […]
This article first appeared July 11 on the website of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. By Eva Galperin and Nadia Kayyali Imagine that you watched a police officer in your neighborhood […]
This post, written by EFF Global Policy Analyst Maria Sutton, was originally published on the foundation’s website July 8. EFF is in Ottawa this week for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) […]
Do you own an Android device? Is it less than three years old? If so, then when your phone’s screen is off and it’s not connected to a Wi-Fi network, there’s a high risk that it is broadcasting your location history to anyone within Wi-Fi range who wants to listen.
San Francisco – The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) today filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the NSA and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) […]
This article by Kurt Opsahl originally appeared on the website of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Unfortunately, it appears that the lure of bulk surveillance is not just a temptation for […]
This article, written by EFF staff attorney Hanni Fakhoury, was originally published June 24 on the EFF website. The U.S. Supreme Court’s 1979 decision of Smith v. Maryland turned 35 […]
This post, written by activist nadia Kayyali, was originally published on the EFF website. The NSA may seem like an intimidating giant, but it has a serious Achilles’ heel— the enormous […]
The Office of the United States Trade Representative published its updated objectives for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, including its priorities in the Intellectual Property (IP) chapter of the multilateral trade agreement. The updated language reflects the underlying, ongoing problem with the executive agency’s misplaced priorities on negotiating international trade deals.
This post, written by Electronic Frontier Foundation activist Nadia Kayyali and international rights director Katitza Rodriguez, originally appeared on EFF’s website on June 5. It’s been one year since The […]
This post, written by EFF legal director Cindy Cohn and activist Nadia Kayyali, originally appeared on the foundation’s website on June 2. Over the past year, as the Snowden revelations […]
EFF and Other Civil Liberties Organizations Call on Congress to Support Uncompromising Reform This post, written by Legislative Analyst Mark Jaycox, Activist Nadia Kayyali and Staff Attorney Lee Tien, was […]
This article, written by EFF media relations coordinator and investigative researcher Dave Maass, was originally published on the foundation’s website on May 20. For the second year in a row, […]
The House’s USA Freedom Act is a good indication that Congress is still engaged with NSA reform, but the bill must be strengthened and clarified to ensure that it accomplishes one of its main intentions: ending mass collection.
This essay, written by EFF International Rights Director Katitza Rodriguez, was originally published on the foundation’s website May 15. June 5th marks the first anniversary of the beginning of the […]
This post, written by EFF staff attorney Hanni Fakhoury, was originally published on the foundation’s website on May 9. In the 36-year existence of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), […]
The most recent disclosure of classified National Security Agency documents revealed that the British spy agency GCHQ sought unfettered access to NSA data collected under Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act.
This article by Kurt Opsahl was originally published May 7 by the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Earlier today, the House Judiciary Committee passed a revised version of the USA FREEDOM Act. […]
Debate Over Mass Surveillance Hampered by Undisclosed FISA Court Decisions San Francisco – In a continuing campaign to uncover the government’s secret interpretations of the surveillance laws underlying the National […]
This piece, written by Electronic Frontier Foundation activist April Glaser, originally appeared on the foundation’s website on April 25. The Electronic Frontier Foundation has been on the road, traveling to […]
This piece, written by Electronic Frontier Foundation Legal Director and Legislative Analyst Mark M. Jaycox, originally appeared on the foundation’s website on April 23. EFF recently filed comments with the […]
This article, written by activist Nadia Kayyali and attorney Kurt Opsahl, was originally published by the Electronic Frontier Foundation on April 16. While most courts in the United States are […]