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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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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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Surveillance a la Skype: EFF, others seek answers

Open letter from privacy advocates, Internet activists, journalists, and others calls on Microsoft to provide public documentation about the security and privacy practices around Skype.

By January 24, 2013

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EFF: TV networks use 'craven' tactics against streaming service

Startup Aereo's free broadcasting service remains the target of television networks as they try to shutter it based on copyright infringement.

By October 30, 2012

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ACLU, EFF: Subpoena for Twitter data would chill free speech

Consumer rights groups oppose subpoena for Twitter data of arrested demonstrator.

By May 31, 2012

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EFF to federal court: Return MegaUpload data now

The government seized MegaUpload's user data and one former user has run out of patience with negotiations to decide what should be done with it. He wants a federal court to order that his footage be returned.

By May 25, 2012

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EFF: Prosecutors want location data via a Twitter shortcut

A subpoena for a protestor's Twitter account information could reveal location data without forcing authorities to obtain a search warrant, privacy advocates at the EFF note.

By May 11, 2012