EFF-Austin advocates establishment and protection of digital rights and defense of the wealth of digital information, innovation, and technology. We promote the right of all citizens to communicate and share information without unreasonable constraint. We also advocate the fundamental right to explore, tinker, create, and innovate along the frontier of emerging technologies.
We’ve written before about the appalling state of access to public court records, recently made dramatically worse by the decision of the Administrative Office of the Courts (AO) to effectively terminate electronic access to documents on PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records), the fee-based system administered by the AO for searching, viewing and downloading […]
There are myriad reasons why individuals may wish to use a name other than that which they were born with. For some, these reasons could mean life or death—for example, political dissidents voicing unpopular opinions in places like Syria or Vietnam, or people trying to get away from abusers—while for others, it may still very […]
Between 15th-19th of September, in the week leading up the first year anniversary of the 13 Necessary and Proportionate Principles, EFF and the coalition behind the Principles will be conducting a Week of Action explaining some of the key guiding principles for surveillance law reform. Every day, we'll take on a different part of the […]
This is a guest post from Angela Daly & Angus Murray, Members of the Policy and Research Standing Committee, Electronic Frontiers Australia. Angela is also a member of Australian Privacy Foundation's board of directors. If you have comments on this post, you can contact Angela or Electronic Frontiers Australia on Twitter Between 15th-19th of September, […]
EFF Takes on Net Neutrality's Critics in New Comments to FCCSan Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today to see through misinformation from Internet service providers (ISPs) and protect the open Internet. EFF's formal response to the ISPs' claims are part of the FCC's public comment period for […]