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EFF Releases Privacy-Oriented Secure Messaging Scorecard

Electronic Privacy

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) released its Secure Messaging Scorecard for secure private messaging, evaluating dozens of messaging technologies on a range of security best practices. EFF Technology Projects Director Peter Eckersley said: "The revelations from Edward Snowden confirm that governments are spying on our digital lives, devouring all communications that aren't protected by...

EFF, Internet Archive, and Reddit All Oppose the Proposed New York BitLicense Bitcoin Regulation

Earlier today, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), the Internet Archive, and Reddit, all filed public comments to the NYDFS regarding their proposed BitLicense Bitcoin regulation. The EFF first posted about the BitLicense, simultaneously revealing their stance and prompting the populace to send their own comments to the NYDFS, last week. The San Francisco companies have given voice to an...

The EFF Wants You to Take Action Against the BitLicense

New York Liberty

The Electronic Frontier Foundation explained their position in regards to New York’s proposed BitLicense on Wednesday, and the organization that is known for defending individual rights on the Internet did not have many kind words to say about the possible regulations. Also read: Bitcoin Foundation Condemns Lack of Transparency in New York BitLicense The point of the post by the EFF was to reach...

EFF to Defend MIT Student Bitcoin Coders in Court

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has announced that it will defend Jeremy Rubin, an MIT student who received an out of state subpoena following his prize award winning Bitcoin code Tidbit, in a court appearance on the 22nd of September 2014. [divider]CCN[/divider] Jeremy Rubin, Oliver Song, Kevin King and Carolyn Zhang won the Node.js Knockout Hackathon in November 2013 for their innovative new...