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Top tech titans get thumbs-up in EFF transparency report

The advocacy group says Apple, Facebook, Google, and others have done a lot to protect users' privacy.

By May 15, 2014

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Even with EFF's Congressphone, activism is a hard sell

Amid an atmosphere of increasing government mistrust, the Electronic Frontier Foundation's classic phone booth to get Defcon hackers to direct dial Congress shows it's not easy to get computer geeks to pick up the phone.

By August 3, 2013

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Reddit, Mozilla, EFF and more join July 4th anti-NSA protests

To protest the NSA spying program on Independence Day, dozens of top Web sites will display a Fourth Amendment banner, and thousands of people will participate in street protests across the country.

By July 3, 2013

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The metadata debate: What you need to know about data retention

The former head of the CIA has said "we kill people based on metadata", but as Australia introduces new data retention laws, the country's security chief says he's "not quite sure" what the fuss is about. So what is the truth behind data retention, and why does it matter?

By August 13, 2014

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Mozilla, EFF, ACLU rally public against electronic surveillance

The Firefox browser developer sets up a site to send e-mail to Congress urging changes to surveillance laws and an investigation to "reveal to the public the extent of this domestic spying."

By June 11, 2013

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Apple, Verizon earn poor marks in EFF privacy report

They're among a number of companies that disappoint with their privacy practices, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation -- which likes what it sees from Twitter and others.

By May 1, 2013

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NSA spying protest takes to the skies in Utah

In the skies above the NSA's data center in Bluffdale, Utah, a lone airship protests mass government surveillance.

By June 27, 2014

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Facebook reveals search warrant of hundreds of accounts

Social network was under a gag order until recently to disclose "by far the largest" search warrant request it's ever received.

By June 27, 2014

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House OKs measure defunding NSA backdoor surveillance

An amendment to the Defense Dept. spending bill prohibits funding for installation of security vulnerabilities in US-made tech equipment.

By June 19, 2014

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Apple, Cisco back Microsoft in fight over US warrant for data overseas

The two are the latest to publicly support Microsoft in its protest of a search warrant for customer emails stored abroad.

By June 14, 2014