We need your help. DHS is seeking public comment on its proposed plan to expand biometrics collection—including DNA, iris scans, voice prints, and facial imaging—to over 6 million immigrants and U.S. citizens a year. Let’s fight this together.


To honor 30 years of EFF standing up for tech users, we’ve issued a challenge to 30,000 supporters to donate to EFF! Get all-new gear, and support Internet freedom at a time when we need it most eff.org/eff30 t.co/NzSpy342xM

All Californians need modern internet access. More than 50 community leaders are calling for @CAGovernor to convene a special legislative session to begin the work to close the digital divide now. eff.org/deeplinks/2020/09/join

Don't limit the antitrust case against Google to just advertising. Enforcers must look at all of Google's practices and how they collectively lock out new players in tech. eff.org/deeplinks/2020/09/gove

Have you been impacted by the government monitoring your social media? @BrennanCenter wants to hear your story. brennancenter.org/stories t.co/rOtYb1FwuE

By joining EFF, you are supporting expert technologists, activists, and lawers in the fight to protect free speech and privacy online. eff.org/join

With app mandates in place, the same students who do not have reliable home broadband connections and study space for remote instruction would likely be unable to meet the smartphone app requirements to attend classes in person. eff.org/deeplinks/2020/07/univ

Anytime you hear someone say, "Why all the talk about Big Tech and not telcos or entertainment companies?" here's the answer: we're gonna bust 'em all!

(Never use an XOR where an AND will do)


Read here for more on why privacy and social equity should be foremost in discussions about how to design digital identification: eff.org/deeplinks/2020/08/digi

Victory! @CAGovernor vetoed A.B. 2004, which would have forced a hasty "immunity passport" program on Californians, harmed privacy, and further hurt vulnerable communities. Thank you to everyone who took the time to speak out against this bill.

YARA, aka the “Pattern Matching Swiss Knife for Malware Researchers,” helps researchers find and classify malware.

“YAYA” is a new tool from EFF’s Threat Lab to help researchers manage multiple YARA rule repositories.

Add it to your toolkit! eff.org/deeplinks/2020/09/intr

That's why it is past time for consumer data privacy laws guaranteeing opt-in consent, the right to know how has your data, and a private right of action. eff.org/deeplinks/2019/06/effs

This isn't the first time we've heard about Cambridge Analytica's data abuse and Facebook's role in it. Something must change.

Without robust privacy protections, "big data" inevitably favors the powerful at the expense of the powerless. Time and again, personal information has been used to exploit, manipulate, and harm marginalized communities.

This was not a hack. This was not a breach. This was Facebook's systems working exactly as they were designed to work. twitter.com/Channel4News/statu

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