Stupid Patent of the Month: Facebook Joins the Online Dating Arms Race

Earlier this month, Facebook announced that it will wedge its way into an already-crowded corner of online commerce. The social networking site plans to use its giant storehouse of personal data to create a dating service, promising to help users find “meaningful relationships,” not just…

EFF to New York Appellate Court: No Warrantless Searches of Devices at the Border

In a month of court victories for travelers’ digital privacy, EFF continues its legal fight for Fourth Amendment rights at the border. We filed an amicus brief yesterday, along with the ACLU and NYCLU, urging a New York State appellate court to rule that border…

‘A Result of McCarthyism Is a Much Narrower Range of Political Ideas’

… NPR affiliate WABE profiled African-American activist Anoa Changa last month, it … completely unfounded story about Russians hacking the electrical grid in Vermont … promoting a report by an anonymous group on websites accused of purveying … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE ‘A Result of…

Sharing more Details, not more Data: Our new Privacy Policy and Data Protection Plans

After an exhilarating first month as Cloudflare’s first Data Protection Officer, I’m excited to announce that today we are launching a new Privacy Policy. Our new policy explains the kind of information we collect, from whom we collect it, and how we use it in…

Large ISPs that Orchestrated the Repeal of the Open Internet Order Ask California’s Legislature to Stand Down and Just Let Them Win Already

The fight to protect Internet freedom is coming to California this month as the Senate Energy and Utilities Committee (April 17) and Senate Judiciary Committee (April 24) have scheduled hearings and votes on Senator Wiener’s S.B. 822, comprehensive legislation that would utilize the tools available…

Copyright and Online Journalism: What’s Going On In New York?

It’s been a rough month for online journalism, as a pair of ill-advised copyright decisions from federal courts in New York chip away at the legal protections that allow it to operate. EFF and many others are joining forces to push back. First, in Goldman…

Is your Financial Service Firms defensive strategy stuck in the past?

It’s that time of the year again.  The annual month where suddenly everyone is a college basketball expert; March Madness.  This past weekend, I found myself glued to my television… VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Is your Financial Service Firms defensive strategy stuck in the past?