Where will the incoming Trump administration come down on issues like surveillance, encryption, and cybersecurity? While it is impossible to know the future, we have collected everything we could find about the stated positions of Trump and those likely to be in his administration on these crucial digital privacy issues.
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
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.
Hedy Lamarr (1914-2000), Austrian actress and inventor. At the Electronic Frontier Foundation's 6th Pioneer Award in 1997, she and composer Geo. Antheil rec'd special award for their development of a technology that became a key component of wireless data systems. Born Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler to Jewish parents, she escaped a bad marriage & the country, first to Paris, then to the U.S.
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.