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Snowden's Motivation: What the Internet Was Like Before It Was Being Watched, and How We Can Get There Again

Laura Poitras’ riveting new documentary about mass surveillance gives an intimate look into the motivations that guided Edward Snowden, who sacrificed his career and risked his freedom to expose mass surveillance by the NSA. CITIZENFOUR, which debuts on Friday, has many scenes that explore the depths of government surveillance gone awry and the high-tension unfolding […]

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EFF Relaunches Surveillance Self-Defense

We’re thrilled to announce the relaunch of Surveillance Self-Defense (SSD), our guide to defending yourself and your friends from digital surveillance by using encryption tools and developing appropriate privacy and security practices. The site launches today in English, Arabic, and Spanish, with more languages coming soon. SSD was first launched in 2009, to “educate Americans […]

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Protect Yourself from Electronic Spying with 'Surveillance Self-Defense'

EFF Releases Updated Guide to Privacy and Security for Internet Users Worldwide San Francisco – The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) launched its updated “Surveillance Self-Defense” report today, a comprehensive how-to guide to protecting yourself from electronic spying for Internet users all over the world. “Everyone has something to protect, whether its from the government or […]

Web Ads Tell North Carolina Progressives That They Must Vote Libertarian Sean Haugh for Senate

The American Futures Fund, a generally pro-Republican group with connections to the Koch brothers, have put out a series of short, rather absurd, online ads pushing Libertarian Party North Carolina Senate candidate Sean Haugh, in what is clearly an attempt to pull a certain class of possible Democratic voters away from incumbent Kay Hagan, and […]

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