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Third-party tracking is a huge privacy concern that Chrome's new "ad filter" doesn't even consider. eff.org/the-false-teeth-of-chr

To read more about the dangers of expansive biometrics, and facial recognition specifically, read our new paper: Face Off. eff.org/faceoff

Crowd surveillance. Police bodycams that identify people in real time. Images of people generated from their DNA. These are all near-future uses of face recognition technology, and we need meaningful legislation to put limits on it. eff.org/faceoff

Despite years of precedent, a judge in New York has found that embedding a tweet can be copyright infringement. If this stands, it could endanger something Internet users rely on every day
eff.org/deeplinks/2018/02/fede

And his "Letter from Ethiopia's Gulag," written from his cell for the New York Times in 2013
nytimes.com/2013/07/25/opinion

Face-to-face with the consequences of suppressing critics like Eskinder, the Ethiopian authorities pushed back against the truth, asking him to sign a false confession. He refused—and after seven years—has been freed without concession. eff.org/deeplinks/2018/02/free

After a momentary blip in online credit card processing, we're back up and running! Join EFF or renew now 👍 supporters.eff.org/donate

Yes, Chrome's new ad-filter blocks some very annoying ads. But it doesn't address the larger problem of tracking and privacy violations. eff.org/the-false-teeth-of-chr

Is your local police department sharing license plate reader data with ICE? FBI? DEA? Random rural towns in Georgia? EFF and @MuckRock are filing 1,000 public records requests to find out. eff.org/deeplinks/2018/02/eff-

After a brief by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection about their airport "Biometric Entry/Exit" program, we wrote them a letter about our continued concerns. eff.org/deeplinks/2018/02/cust

The NAS released its long-awaited report on encryption. At best, it's unhelpful. At worst, it makes it harder to defend encryption. eff.org/deeplinks/2018/02/new-

Vermont is now the 5th state to promote through an executive order—and there are 26 states with legislation that would enforce it.
arstechnica.com/tech-policy/20

Targeted groups and activists need to weigh the risks of the easy-to-use chat and collaboration tool against its benefits. eff.org/deeplinks/2018/02/revo

The new Chrome update won't bring the protections you think. You should still use privacy protecting extensions. eff.org/the-false-teeth-of-chr

EFF and @MuckRock are filing 1,000 requests to shine light on how law enforcement agencies are sharing data collected by automated license plate readers. eff.org/deeplinks/2018/02/eff-

You shouldn't need someone to tell you that location data is particularly sensitive, @Verizon. twitter.com/VerizonPolicy/stat

Bay Area: @lucyparsonslabs & @noisebridge—two members of the Electronic Frontier Alliance—join @techactivism in inviting you to a hackathon for police accountability this weekend facebook.com/events/1484154791