EFF has comprehensively killed the bullshit podcasting patent

EFF has comprehensively killed the bullshit podcasting patent

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 […]

SecureDrop Safe From the New PGP Attack, So Please Continue Leaking All the Things

SecureDrop Safe From the New PGP Attack, So Please Continue Leaking All the Things

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 […]

Efail: researchers reveal worrying, unpatched vulnerabilities in encrypted email

Efail: researchers reveal worrying, unpatched vulnerabilities in encrypted e mail

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 […]

Innovation should be legal; that's why I'm launching NeTV2

Innovation must be authorized; that's why I'm launching NeTV2

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 […]

Should I use an algorithm here? EFF's 5-point checklist

Should I exploit an algorithm right here? EFF's 5-point guidelines

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 […]

Here's why everyone in the world just emailed you a new privacy policy

Here's why everybody on the earth simply emailed you a brand new privateness coverage

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 […]

Suicide, violence, and going underground: FOSTA’s physique depend

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 […]