Tags Electronic Frontier Foundation

Amazon's Sidewalk, a neighborhood device network, is 'uncharted territory' for data privacy, watchdogs say

by Tonya Riley • 12 months ago

Researchers say the technology is secure, though it touches on lingering anxieties.

Rights groups ask Supreme Court to review warrantless searches at border

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

The issue has long been a concern for civil liberties groups and press advocates.

Warrantless searches of devices at border allowed, appeals court finds

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

Privacy advocates are denouncing the ruling.

Signal endures 'technical difficulties' amid new popularity

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

Millions of people have downloaded the app in recent weeks.

There’s a new open-source project to detect cellphone-snooping technology

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

The EFF's Crocodile Hunter includes an API that gathers data on IMSI catchers and shares it with other researchers.

Researchers to Supreme Court: Terms of service violations shouldn't be CFAA crime

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

Researchers worry that corporations' "terms of service" could have too much sway over the implementation of a federal anti-hacking law.