EFF Presents Mur Lafferty’s Science Fiction Story About Our Fair Use Petition to the Copyright Office

Section 1201 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA 1201) makes it illegal to get around any sort of lock that controls access to copyrighted material. Getting exemptions to that prohibitions is a long, complicated process that often results in long, complicated exemptions that are…

Privacy-Protecting Portable Router: Adding DNS-Over-TLS support to OpenWRT (LEDE) with Unbound

If you want to skip ahead to instructions, scroll to the next section. But I, like a TLS handshake, am very verbose so please enjoy this opener. Imagine this scenario – I’m at a restaurant and need to have a private phone conversation but unfortunately…

Stop FOSTA

FOSTA would undermine Section 230, the law protecting online platforms from some types of liability for their users’ speech. Section 230 is the most important law protecting free speech online. Without it, most of the online platforms we use would never have been formed—the risk…

How Congress’s Extension of Section 702 May Expand the NSA’s Warrantless Surveillance Authority

Last month, Congress reauthorized Section 702, the controversial law the NSA uses to conduct some of its most invasive electronic surveillance. With Section 702 set to expire, Congress had a golden opportunity to fix the worst flaws in the NSA’s surveillance programs and protect Americans’…

Congress Renews Controversial Surveillance Measure, EU Impacted

FISA Privacy Shield Schrems Section 702 international privacy surveillance Congress Renews Controversial Surveillance Measure, EU Impacted In a decision that could jeopardize relations with Europe, Congress has renewed “Section 702” of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, which permits broad surveillance of individuals outside of the…