Electronic Frontier Foundation

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Rob Pegoraro/Flickr cc)
Former telecom lawyer Nathan Simington, a Republican, was tapped by the president after an incumbent balked at a plan to weaken online protections granted under a key law.
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
More than 10,000 people turned out for a June 3, 2020 Black youth-led protest in support of Black lives near Dolores Park in San Francisco (Photo: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)
Such practices by police are "completely at odds with the First Amendment and...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
House Democrats suggested breaking up Big Tech in a newly-released Judiciary Committee report published on October 6, 2020. (Photo: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
"The totality of the evidence produced during this investigation demonstrates...

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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...