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The White House Is Wrong: Section 702 Needs Drastic Change

By Brendan Gilligan and Matthew Guariglia / Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) With Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act set to expire later this month, the White House recently released a memo objecting to the SAFE Act—legislation introduced by Senators Dick Durbin and Mike Lee that would reauthorize Section 702 with some reforms. The White House is wrong. SAFE […]

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Cops Running DNA-Manufactured Faces Through Face Recognition Is a Tornado of Bad Ideas

By Paige Collings and Matthew Guariglia / Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) In keeping with law enforcement’s grand tradition of taking antiquated, invasive, and oppressive technologies, making them digital, and then calling it innovation, police in the U.S. recently combined two existing dystopian technologies in a brand new way to violate civil liberties. A police force in […]