Electronic Frontier Foundation

EFF Probes Troubling Social Media Monitoring Policies in AL and TN

By |2019-03-07T22:47:18-04:00November 10th, 2014|Blog|

Late in September, in observance of the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s 13 Necessary and Proportionate Principles on Surveillance, NCAC noted thematic links between the NSA’s far-reaching surveillance tactics and those of public schools in the country. There, we observed that the underlying impulses behind surveillance on the national level and on the local level were uniform. This need to monitor and [...]

Will lawsuit over negative Yelp review chill online speech?

By |2019-03-20T14:27:31-04:00January 8th, 2009|Blog|

UPDATE: Earlier today, Yelp users were protesting the lawsuit by posting a rash of negative comments about Biegel on Yelp. Since then, these negative comments have been removed, presumably by Yelp, which, according to its terms of service, "reserves the right (but has no obligation) to remove or suppress User Content from the Site at its sole discretion for any [...]