Electronic Frontier Foundation

Julia Conley, staff writer
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees says the use of DNA testing "to establish family relationships in the refugee context...can have serious implications for the right to privacy and family unity."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
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"The court reaffirms that the border is not a lawless place and that we don't...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
"Should they succeed in their quest to undermine encryption, our public...


In an ominous sort of pilot program for global off-the-shelf surveillance no longer constrained by cost or local technological savvy, a new report from Human Rights Watch details how the poor but U.S.-allied regime of Ethiopia has established an abusive, widespread, state-of-the-art surveillance regime using products from the US and other countries. "They Know Everything We Do" explores how Ethiopia, under the familiar guise of fighting terrorism, has suppressed political opposition within its...