Surveillance Self-Defense The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has created this Surveillance Self-Defense site to educate the American public about the law and technology of government surveillance in the United States, providing the information and tools necessary to evaluate the threat of surveillance and take appropriate steps to defend against it.
Wednesday, WikiLeaks released details pertaining to a highly secretive, multinational trade agreement called the Trans-Pacific Partnership, ...warning that passage of NAFTA-esque trade agreement could have serious impact on internet freedom, innovation, medicine, civil liberty
What needs to be in your tool belt if you plan to report on a massively funded and ultra-secret organization like the NSA? In the credits of her newly released CITIZENFOUR, director Laura Poitras gives thanks to a list of important security resources that are all free software. We've previously written about CITIZENFOUR and Edward Snowden's discussion of his motivation to release closely guarded information about the NSA.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation's "Who Has Your Back?" report rates some big names on the Internet such as Amazon, Apple, Google, etc. on measures related to privacy and transparency. Sonic.net (a company I've never heard of before) is the only one to get all four stars; MySpace, Skype, Verizon, and FourSquare each get zero.