CISPA: The Awful Anti-Privacy Law That Won't Prevent Another Sony Hack

CISPA is back. You might remember the bill as the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act—or perhaps as "the worst privacy disaster our country has ever faced." Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger reintroduced the bill to the House Intelligence Committee on Friday under the auspices of preventing another Sony hack. »1/10/15 12:00pm1/10/15 12:00pm


An Open Letter to New York Comic-Con: Protect Our Secret Identities!

Last weekend at New York Comic-Con, a lot of attendees found themselves tweeting ecstatically about the convention — without having written those tweets, because NYCC had hijacked people's social media accounts that were linked to their badges. In this open letter, the Electronic Frontier Foundation explains why… »10/16/13 6:58pm10/16/13 6:58pm

Senate High-Fives Phone Companies for Spying on Americans

In a historic vote this afternoon, the Senate voted to amend the Foreign Intelligence Security Act (FISA) to expand the government's surveillance capabilities and provide retroactive immunity for phone companies who participated in the Bush administration's illegal wiretapping program. The margin of victory was wide,… »7/09/08 8:30pm7/09/08 8:30pm

Superhero Presents Strong Case for ID Cards as States Get Real ID Extension

Hello guys!

Batman Bin Suparman here. I wanted to talk to you about Real ID. Apparently, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security just extended deadlines on Real ID because many states are resisting it. I know that in the United States and the UK national identity cards are considered a risk to privacy, even while US… »4/05/08 12:00pm4/05/08 12:00pm