Attending a protest? Read our Surveillance Self-Defense guide on the topic to prepare and protect yourself and others while you voice your dissent. ssd.eff.org/en/module/attendin

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What’s going on in Latin America with the use of AI by governments and courts? Join the online launch of @derechosdigital's research on regional case studies and trends, on Monday (4/19), at 1pm (PT) / 8pm (UTC) Event in Spanish. twitter.com/derechosdigital/st

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We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: without Section 230, any online service that did continue to exist would censor more user-generated content—and that would inevitably harm marginalized groups more than others. vice.com/en/article/qj8d9q/sex

Want a crash course in how to identify surveillance technologies at protests?

Watch our video explainer and learn:

🔦Where to look for these technologies
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Schools must not use the pandemic as an excuse to comb for evidence of cheating in places that are far outside their technical expertise. A misguided investigation of Dartmouth medical students is a prime example of why this can go horribly wrong. eff.org/deeplinks/2021/04/proc

Dartmouth medical school has accused several students of accessing restricted materials online during exams, after a misguided analysis of user log data. They should drop the investigation.
eff.org/deeplinks/2021/04/proc

Give a loved one the gift of supporting free speech and privacy online with an EFF gift membership. supporters.eff.org/shop/eff-gi

Mexico’s Senate has passed a law mandating registration for cell phone users that links SIM cards to biometric data. This is an unnecessary and disproportionate measure as Mexican NGO @R3Dmx has shown - and it poses major risks of abuse and leaks. r3d.mx/wp-content/uploads/Fich

Weak privacy bills are being pushed by tech companies across the country, and in some cases have even become law. "Setting up these weak foundations is really damaging and really puts us in a worse direction on privacy in the U.S.," says EFF's @htsuka themarkup.org/privacy/2021/04/

AT&T hid an arbitration clause in a mountain of dense legalese that it forces its customers to sign. So a judge dismissed our lawsuit against AT&T’s invasion of location privacy. We need a legislative fix. eff.org/deeplinks/2021/04/forc

EFF’s browser extension HTTPS Everywhere just got even better! We’ve partnered with DuckDuckGo to incorporate its Smarter Encryption rulesets into HTTPSE, giving users greater coverage for connecting to safer, encrypted versions of the websites they visit. eff.org/press/releases/eff-par

UID2 and other proposed tracking technologies would help trackers “unify” the data they collect about you. This will put vulnerable people more at risk, and will encourage pay-for-privacy business models that widen the digital divide.
eff.org/deeplinks/2021/04/afte

Si su organización comunitaria apoya la libre expresión, la seguridad, la privacidad, la creatividad y el acceso al conocimiento, considere la posibilidad de unirse a la Alianza de Fronteras Electrónicas para conectarse con aliados de todo el país. eff.org/fight

EFF's @evacide on the creation of the Coalition Against Stalkerware: "We have this whole industry—the antivirus industry—that's supposed to be there to detect bad stuff on your device. But the industry was not very good at detecting stalkerware." share.transistor.fm/s/f17ee22e

“This is just sloppy work on the part of WhatsApp and a typical example of what happens when companies don’t think about abusive relationships when they’re making their design decisions." - EFF's @evacide on the loophole letting abusers track their victims
traced.app/2021/04/13/whatsapp

If UID2 succeeds, faceless ad tech companies and data brokers will still track you around the web—and they’ll have an easier time tying your web browsing to your activity on other devices. eff.org/deeplinks/2021/04/afte

President Biden and Congress are working on proposals to end the digital divide and deliver universal, high-speed, 21st century broadband. ISP lobbyists will try to stop it. Contact your elected representatives and tell them to move forward.

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