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Subject: EFF Updates 2018-10-22-02:41
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* The_government_shouldn’t_decide_what_truth_is._Along_with_many_other
  legislative_victories_in_California_this_year,_you_helped_us_defeat_a
  California_bill_on_“fake_news”_that_went_too_far_in_the_fight_against
  misinformation._https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/10/ten-legislative-
  victories-you-helped-us-win-california …
  Posted on Sunday October 21, 2018
  The government shouldn’t decide what truth is. Along with many other
  legislative victories in California this year, you helped us defeat a
  California bill on “fake news” that went too far in the fight against
  misinformation. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/10/ten-legislative-
  victories-you-helped-us-win-california … Continue_Reading_»
* Who's_watching_the_watchers?_With_the_NYPD's_history_of_unconstitutional
  surveillance_of_activists,_as_well_as_ethnic_and_religious_minority
  communities,_the_POST_Act_is_an_important_step_toward_greater_transparency
  and_accountability._https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/10/lifting-cloak-
  secrecy-nypd-surveillance-technology …
  Posted on Sunday October 21, 2018
  Who's watching the watchers? With the NYPD's history of unconstitutional
  surveillance of activists, as well as ethnic and religious minority
  communities, the POST Act is an important step toward greater transparency
  and accountability. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/10/lifting-cloak-
  secrecy-nypd-surveillance-technology … Continue_Reading_»
* Content_moderation_systems_are_ripe_for_abuse,_and_that's_dangerous_https://
  therealnews.com/stories/facebook-erases-hundreds-of-alternative-media-pages-
  in-mass-purge-1-2 …
  Posted on Sunday October 21, 2018
  Content moderation systems are ripe for abuse, and that's dangerous https://
  therealnews.com/stories/facebook-erases-hundreds-of-alternative-media-pages-
  in-mass-purge-1-2 … Continue_Reading_»
* Security_researchers_have_never_been_more_important_to_the_security_of_the
  Internet._Here_are_the_human_rights_standards_we_believe_should_be_used_to
  protect_their_fundamental_rights._https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/10/
  canada-chile-security-researchers-have-rights-our-new-report …
  Posted on Sunday October 21, 2018
  Security researchers have never been more important to the security of the
  Internet. Here are the human rights standards we believe should be used to
  protect their fundamental rights. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/10/
  canada-chile-security-researchers-have-rights-our-new-report … Continue
  Reading_»
* Transparency_is_the_foundation_of_trust._You_told_California_lawmakers_that
  police_should_publicly_post_their_policies_and_training_online._They
  listened,_in_one_of_ten_California_victories_we_won_in_the_legislature_this
  year._https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/10/ten-legislative-victories-you-
  helped-us-win-california …
  Posted on Sunday October 21, 2018
  Transparency is the foundation of trust. You told California lawmakers that
  police should publicly post their policies and training online. They
  listened, in one of ten California victories we won in the legislature this
  year. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/10/ten-legislative-victories-you-
  helped-us-win-california … Continue_Reading_»
* EFF_would_like_to_help_you_cover_your_bits_and_bytes_https://
  supporters.eff.org/shop/laptop-camera-cover-set …
  Posted on Sunday October 21, 2018
  EFF would like to help you cover your bits and bytes https://
  supporters.eff.org/shop/laptop-camera-cover-set … Continue_Reading_»
* Happy_birthday,_Electronic_Communications_Privacy_Act!_We_continue_to_urge
  Congress_to_update_this_statute_from_1986_to_require_the_government_to_obtain
  a_warrant_before_accessing_emails_or_other_electronic_communications_stored
  by_online_service_providers_https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/05/email-
  privacy-act-comes-back-hopefully-stay …
  Posted on Sunday October 21, 2018
  Happy birthday, Electronic Communications Privacy Act! We continue to urge
  Congress to update this statute from 1986 to require the government to obtain
  a warrant before accessing emails or other electronic communications stored
  by online service providers https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/05/email-
  privacy-act-comes-back-hopefully-stay … Continue_Reading_»
* Body_cameras_are_often_pitched_as_an_accountability_measure_to_counter_police
  brutality,_but_without_necessary_limits_they're_also_a_form_of_surveillance.
  https://www.eff.org/pages/body-worn-cameras …
  Posted on Sunday October 21, 2018
  Body cameras are often pitched as an accountability measure to counter police
  brutality, but without necessary limits they're also a form of surveillance.
  https://www.eff.org/pages/body-worn-cameras … Continue_Reading_»
* EFF's_@PrivacyBadger_extension_for_your_browser_keeps_getting_stronger._Read
  about_how_our_furry_friend_blocks_Google's_link_tracking._https://
  www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/10/privacy-badger-now-fights-more-sneaky-google-
  tracking …
  Posted on Sunday October 21, 2018
  EFF's @PrivacyBadger extension for your browser keeps getting stronger. Read
  about how our furry friend blocks Google's link tracking. https://
  www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/10/privacy-badger-now-fights-more-sneaky-google-
  tracking … Continue_Reading_»
* Giving_law_enforcement_your_DNA_sample_can_have_lifelong_consequences._We_won
  the_fight_for_a_new_California_law_to_ensure_kids_have_an_adult_to_tell_them
  what_giving_a_sample_really_means._https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/10/ten-
  legislative-victories-you-helped-us-win-california …
  Posted on Sunday October 21, 2018
  Giving law enforcement your DNA sample can have lifelong consequences. We won
  the fight for a new California law to ensure kids have an adult to tell them
  what giving a sample really means. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/10/ten-
  legislative-victories-you-helped-us-win-california … Continue_Reading_»
* Like_many_people_sued_for_patent_infringement,_Ruth_first_learned_of_the_case
  when_a_lawyer_who_had_seen_the_complaint_online_called_out_of_the_blue,
  hoping_to_represent_her._She_was_stunned._https://www.eff.org/alice/
  photographer-attacked-ludicrous-online-voting-patent …
  Posted on Sunday October 21, 2018
  Like many people sued for patent infringement, Ruth first learned of the case
  when a lawyer who had seen the complaint online called out of the blue,
  hoping to represent her. She was stunned. https://www.eff.org/alice/
  photographer-attacked-ludicrous-online-voting-patent … Continue_Reading_»
* California_just_made_a_huge_step_for_open_access,_but_we_hope_it's_not_the
  last._https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/10/open-access-law-california …
  Posted on Sunday October 21, 2018
  California just made a huge step for open access, but we hope it's not the
  last. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/10/open-access-law-california …
  Continue_Reading_»
* If_you_care_about_digital_rights_and_want_to_help_keep_your_neighbors
  informed,_@EFF_supports_you!_Through_our_Electronic_Frontier_Alliance_network
  we've_compiled_tips_to_get_you_started_hosting_your_own_local_events._https:/
  /www.eff.org/electronic-frontier-alliance/events-tips …
  Posted on Sunday October 21, 2018
  If you care about digital rights and want to help keep your neighbors
  informed, @EFF supports you! Through our Electronic Frontier Alliance network
  we've compiled tips to get you started hosting your own local events. https:/
  /www.eff.org/electronic-frontier-alliance/events-tips … Continue_Reading_»
* Good_security_starts_with_understanding_the_unique_threats_you_face_and_how
  you_can_counter_those_threats._Check_out_how_to_conduct_your_own_personal
  risk_assessment_on_Surveillance_Self-Defense._https://ssd.eff.org/en/module/
  assessing-your-risks …
  Posted on Sunday October 21, 2018
  Good security starts with understanding the unique threats you face and how
  you can counter those threats. Check out how to conduct your own personal
  risk assessment on Surveillance Self-Defense. https://ssd.eff.org/en/module/
  assessing-your-risks … Continue_Reading_»
* While_the_number_of_accounts_affected_is_lower_than_originally_estimated,_the
  fact_remains_that_a_leak_of_sensitive_information_on_this_scale_can_put
  people_in_danger_and_further_chip_away_at_users’_trust_in_platforms_like
  Facebook._https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/10/what-do-if-your-account-was-
  caught-facebook-breach …
  Posted on Saturday October 20, 2018
  While the number of accounts affected is lower than originally estimated, the
  fact remains that a leak of sensitive information on this scale can put
  people in danger and further chip away at users’ trust in platforms like
  Facebook. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/10/what-do-if-your-account-was-
  caught-facebook-breach … Continue_Reading_»
*  to repair is to rebel." https://www.economist.com/finance-and-economics/
  2018/10/20/repair-is-as-important-as-innovation …">From @TheEconomist on
  #RepairDay: "In a disposable society, to repair is to rebel." https://
  www.economist.com/finance-and-economics/2018/10/20/repair-is-as-important-as-
  innovation …

Posted on Saturday October 20, 2018
From @TheEconomist on #RepairDay: "In a disposable society, to repair is to
rebel." https://www.economist.com/finance-and-economics/2018/10/20/repair-is-
as-important-as-innovation …
 to repair is to rebel." https://www.economist.com/finance-and-economics/2018/
10/20/repair-is-as-important-as-innovation …">Continue Reading »
This_summer,_we_discovered_8_iPad_Air_2_developed_swollen_batteries_(likely_the
cube_was_blocked_during_storage)._Our_#restartcenter_kids_tackled_the_repair
today_during_#repairday_&_we_talked_about_the_#RightToRepairpic.twitter.com/
eOUcB3PjL8
Posted on Friday October 19, 2018
This summer, we discovered 8 iPad Air 2 developed swollen batteries (likely the
cube was blocked during storage). Our #restartcenter kids tackled the repair
today during #repairday & we talked about the #RightToRepair pic.twitter.com/
eOUcB3PjL8 Continue_Reading_»
It's_#RepairDay,_so_share_your_stories_and_photos_of_repaired_devices._Repair
makes_your_electronics_last_longer,_reduces_waste,_and_creates
jobs.pic.twitter.com/tPWtZuIZJD
Posted on Saturday October 20, 2018
It's #RepairDay, so share your stories and photos of repaired devices. Repair
makes your electronics last longer, reduces waste, and creates jobs.
pic.twitter.com/tPWtZuIZJD Continue_Reading_»
Today_is_International_#RepairDay!_Don't_have_any_plans_yet?_Don't_worry—here
are_six_things_you_can_do_to_celebrate:_http://bit.ly/2D6JKtU 
#RightToRepairpic.twitter.com/BMMog7sRUM
Posted on Saturday October 20, 2018
Today is International #RepairDay! Don't have any plans yet? Don't worry—here
are six things you can do to celebrate: http://bit.ly/2D6JKtU  #RightToRepair
pic.twitter.com/BMMog7sRUM Continue_Reading_»
It's_#RepairDay!_Fixing_your_stuff_is_good_for_your_soul,_for_your_wallet,_and
for_the_planet_https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/10/its-repair-day-no-one-
should-be-punished-contempt-business-model …
Posted on Saturday October 20, 2018
It's #RepairDay! Fixing your stuff is good for your soul, for your wallet, and
for the planet https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/10/its-repair-day-no-one-
should-be-punished-contempt-business-model … Continue_Reading_»



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