Tag Archive: EFF


As House Passes CISPA, The Fight Is Just Beginning

The time to fight back against the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) is now. Here’s everything you need to know to get started.The window to stop the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) is closing fast. Starting as early as Monday, the House of Representatives will begin debate on the cyber-security bill, which many rights advocates believe remains one of the most dangerous piece of legislation on the current congressional agenda. Reports indicate that lawmakers will vote on the bill Wednesday, April 25, or Thursday, April 26. That leaves precious little time to convince Members of the House to vote “nay” on CISPA. Here is a quick guide to get your up to speed on the issues surrounding CISPA, and ways you can help fight back…So, these are the primary complaints. But if you want to truly educate yourself on this bill, I suggest checking out all of these links:• Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) CISPA resource pageChart comparing CISPA to other cybersecurity legislation (pdf)• Electronic Frontier Foundation’s infographic on CISPAGroups opposing CISPAGroups supporting CISPAHow to fight back:The best case scenario is that CISPA is voted down in the House. And the best way for that to happen is for your representative to know that you oppose the bill. Here are a few ways to do so:• Find out who your representative is here.• Find email for your representatives here.• Find phone numbers for your representative here.• Send a automatically-generated tweet to your representative just by typing in your ZIP code here.• Tweet Rep. Rogers and the House Intelligence Committee: @HouseIntelComm and @RepMikeRogers.• Email Rep. Rogers directly.• Join Fight for the Future’s anti-CISPA Twitter campaign here.• Sign a petition against CISPA: here, here, and here.”~Thank you Andrew CoutsRead the rest of Andrew’s Article here: DigitalTrends

The UK government’s war on internet freedom

Fight the Blacklist: A Toolkit for Anti- #SOPA Activism #EFF via: This is no longer a lie.

An Alternative to #SOPA #PIPA: An #Open Process Befitting an Open Internet

Fight for your right to rip DVDs legally

Northern Exposure: Unmasking Online Spying in #Canada #EFF

Tell corporations it’s not okay to censor the internet!

Privacy Loses in Twitter/Wikileaks Records Battle

@EFF SOPA: Hollywood Finally Gets A Chance to Break the Internet

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.