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California Weed Dispensaries Can Legally Sell Customer Information to Data Brokers
California is expected to become the largest weed industry in the United States, but unlike other legalized states, it has no laws in place to protect cannabis consumer data.
This Guy Is Selling All His Facebook Data on eBay
“I realized that I’d been selling my data for free for ages, and decided it was time to cash in.”
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The EFF’s Eva Galperin Keeps Activists Safe Online
The director of cybersecurity wants activists to remember to celebrate their wins.
You Should Be Able to Use Tesla's Self-Driving Mode to Make Money
The company prohibits using self-driving mode for 'revenue purposes' outside its forthcoming network. But legal precedents support overriding this restriction.
Judge Won’t Consider EFF’s Arguments in FBI Mass Hacking Case
Judge says the civil liberties group does not provide “neutral discussion” of the issues.
FBI Warrant Used to Hack Child Porn Visitors Was Unconstitutional, EFF Argues
Attorneys from the Electronic Frontier Foundation filed a strongly-worded amicus brief in a case related to the FBI's takeover of child pornography site Playpen.
A New Advocacy Group Is Lobbying for the Right to Repair Everything
As all our things become ‘smart,’ companies are increasingly saying that fixing them is illegal.
T-Mobile CEO to EFF: ‘Who the Fuck Are You?’
John Legere says his critics are arguing 'semantics' about the net neutrality implications of T-Mobile's video streaming program.
T-Mobile’s Binge On Indiscriminately Throttles All Video Content
The provider is throttling streaming speeds of videos that aren’t subject to the program, making it worse for the open internet than originally thought.
The 11 Stupidest Patents of 2015
From the internet of dildos to having someone else pay the phone bill, trolls filed lot of patently ridiculous patents.
Be Seeing You
In a future where the company owns—and watches—everything, a freelance bodyguard must confront her genetically-engineered superiors.
Why DMCA Rulemaking Is an Unsustainable Garbage Train
Every three years, the Librarian of Congress puts a whole bunch of researchers through a twisted bureaucratic process.