Nadia Kayyali

Nadia Kayyali is a member of the activism team at the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

Articles by this author

Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 1:45pm
What We Learned About NSA Spying in 2014—And What We're Fighting to Expose in 2015
After a banner year for shedding light on the NSA’s secret surveillance programs in 2013, the pace of disclosures in 2014—both from whistleblowers and through Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits—slowed significantly. But that’s not because all the secrets of NSA surveillance have been...
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Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Obama’s Plan for Better Policing: The Good, the Bad, and the Body Cameras
You may be shocked to hear that EFF doesn't think technology is a solution to every problem. That includes problems with the police and with public safety. And, as we’ve pointed out when it comes to drones and other types of local surveillance , we think adoption of new technology requires...
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Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 11:00am
Militarization, Surveillance, and Profit: How Grassroots Groups are Fighting Urban Shield
While all eyes are on the disturbing evidence of police militarization in Ferguson, are you paying attention to what’s happening with law enforcement in your own back yard? In the San Francisco Bay Area, the answer is yes. A coalition of community groups has come together to call attention to Urban...
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Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court Views
Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 1:00pm
What You Need to Know About the FISA Court—and How it Needs to Change
Should interpretation of the laws and Constitution of the United States take place in one-sided secretive courts, away from the public eye? For years, it has. But even Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) judges don’t agree on how exactly the FISC should work. Since the Snowden...
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Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 1:30pm
On 6/5, 65 Things We Know About NSA Surveillance That We Didn’t Know a Year Ago
It’s been one year since the Guardian first published the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court order, leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, that demonstrated that the NSA was conducting dragnet surveillance on millions of innocent people. Since then, the onslaught of disturbing...
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Protesters rally against mass surveillance in Washington DC, on Saturday October 26, 2013. (Photo: Stephen Melkisethian/ Creative Commons/ Flickr) Views
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 6:45am
The Top 5 Claims That Defenders of the NSA Have to Stop Making to Remain Credible
Over the past year, as the Snowden revelations have rolled out, the government and its apologists have developed a set of talking points about mass spying that the public has now heard over and over again. From the President, to Hilary Clinton to Rep. Mike Rogers, Sen. Dianne Feinstein and many...
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Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 9:00am
The Way the NSA Uses Section 702 is Deeply Troubling. Here’s Why.
The most recent disclosure of classified NSA documents revealed that the British spy agency GCHQ sought unfettered access to NSA data collected under Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act. Not only does this reveal that the two agencies have a far closer relationship than GCHQ would like to...
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