Another disturbing development in Ecuador's political prosecution of free software developer, Ola Bini: An expert for his defense was raided by police in the middle of the night.
The police refused to show a warrant or let him see a lawyer.
If you wouldn’t tell Facebook—and all of its advertisers—the details of your dating life, you should think twice about asking the company to play matchmaker. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/09/facebooks-dating-service-full-red-flags
Our civil liberties are at risk from law enforcement's unregulated and unchecked use of face recognition. Learn more in our report, "Face Off." https://www.eff.org/faceoff
West Orange: September 9th at 7pm, check out this debate about Ring, featuring the Executive Director of Electronic Frontier Alliance group @STOPSpyingNY https://twitter.com/STOPSpyingNY/status/1168907501305155584
Here's an explainer on how to do it: https://t.co/fCmsb8ir4y
Germany: You have just a few hours left to submit your concerns and comments on #Article13, the Copyright Directive. https://www.bmjv.de/SharedDocs/Gesetzgebungsverfahren/DE/Umsetzung_EU_Richtlinien_Urheberrecht.html?nn=6712350
Weekend project: Are you helping your family to change their social media settings to be more private? You might want to try this lesson plan by the Security Education Companion
"You would have to be pretty desperate with all of its history of privacy scandals to give Facebook any more insight into your life than you already have,” EFF's @jgkelley says of Facebook's new Dating service https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/sep/05/facebook-launches-dating-app-is-it-safe-privacy-issues
Brooklyn: This Sunday, explore "How the Internet (sort of) Works" with Electronic Frontier Alliance group @cypurrnyc. https://twitter.com/cypurrnyc/status/1168934153259298816
Passwords don't have to be long and hard to remember to be secure! Grab some dice and learn why. https://supporters.eff.org/shop/eff-passphrase-dice
Raleigh: Join Electronic Frontier Alliance Group @DefCon919 this Sunday at 4pm for a talk on Industrial Control System security. https://twitter.com/DefCon919/status/1168161570398101504
Tell the world that you fight surveillance. https://supporters.eff.org/shop/multilingual-sticker-sheet
Gene Crick, longtime digital rights activist and former president of EFF-Austin, had a passion for inclusiveness and a vision of enabling underserved communities and organizations all over Texas—and beyond—to connect with each other and the world. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/09/remembering-gene-crick-digital-rights-pioneer
We're excited to celebrate the winners of the 2019 Pioneer Awards in one week, and we're proud to welcome you to the ceremony! https://www.eff.org/awards/pioneer/2019
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@thsprsntdrknss Writing this piece took dozens of student researchers from @RSJNevada and work from @eff. Be on the lookout for more info on the process we used to create it, and how we think law enforcement should make it easier, next week.
Every community needs a field guide to local police surveillance. http://sdcitybeat.com/news-and-opinion/news/watching-the-watchers/
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