Every three years, the US Copyright Office asks America about the problems with Section 1201 of the DMCA, which bans breaking DRM even for authorized causes, and America will get to reply with requests for exemptions to this rule.
One of EFF’s requests this yr is a Right To Repair petition that will […]
Back in 2014, a patent troll referred to as Personal Audio LLC launched into a marketing campaign to shake down podcasters massive and small for millions, however then they made the error of tangling with the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
EFF scored a big win towards Personal Audio LLC in 2015, after which fought […]
Photo: Scott Olson (Getty) Monday is popping out to be a reasonably unhealthy day for Pretty Good Privacy (PGP), one of the broadly used encryption requirements, which rolled out almost 30 years in the past. Researchers have disclosed a proof-of-concept that reveals how an attacker may exfiltrate the decrypted contents of a PGP message from […]
A gaggle of researchers have printed a paper and associated website describing a intelligent assault on encrypted e mail that doubtlessly permits an attacker to learn encrypted emails despatched previously in addition to present and future emails; EFF has recommended switching off PGP-based email encryption for now, to stop attackers from tricking your e […]
I’d wish to share a challenge I’m engaged on that might have an effect on
your future freedoms within the digital age. It’s an open video development
board I call NeTV2.
It’s associated to a lawsuit I’ve filed with the assistance of the EFF in opposition to
the US authorities to reform […]
When Georgia’s legislature handed SB 315, a horribly misguided cybersecurity invoice that criminalized routine safety analysis, thus permitting unhealthy guys to get a lot worse, everybody pinned their hopes on Governor Nathan Deal vetoing it.
He simply did.
“After careful review and consideration of this legislation, including feedback […]
The Electronic Frontier Foundation’s Jamie Williams and Lena Gunn have drawn up an annotated five-point record of inquiries to ask your self earlier than utilizing a machine-learning algorithm to make predictions and information outcomes.
The record attracts closely on two important current books on the topic: Cathy O’Neil’s Weapons of Math Destruction and […]
The looming deadline for the EU General Data Protection Plan implies that corporations have an obligation to be extraordinarily clear about what information they’re accumulating on you and what they’re doing with it, and offer you an opportunity to refuse — they’ve already had an obligation to do that for a really very long […]
For instance, Twitter’s newest Terms replace includes a clause about kicking you off the service if “you create risk or possible legal exposure for us.” At the identical time we’re seeing these updates, a intercourse employees’ rights weblog reports: “One person has already taken their life because of this [FOSTA] legislation.” FOSTA is a deeply […]
Join me, EFF lawyer Kit Walsh and that iFixit is Kyle Wiens — together with particular company! — in a Reddit Ask Me Anything session tomorrow (Thursday) from 11AM-3PM Pacific; we’ll be speaking concerning the upcoming Copyright Office hearings on creating exceptions to the DMCA to make room for unbiased restore and safety analysis. […]