Law Enforcement Use of Face Recognition Systems Threatens Civil Liberties, Disproportionately Affects People of Color: EFF Report
Facial recognition algorithms remain biased against people of color. EFF makes a plea for oversight of law enforcement reliance on facial recognition software.
The WIPO Broadcasting Treaty Would be a Body Blow for Online Video
The World Intellectual Property Organization is seeking a treaty to redefine broadcast rights, leaving online video hanging out to dry. EFF’s Jeremy Malcolm goes to Geneva to talk sense.
Upload Filtering Mandate Would Shred European Copyright Safe Harbor
The new proposal on Copyright in the Digital Single Market aims to eliminate safe harbor laws and tilt even more of the balance of power toward European monopolies. Jeremy Malcolm writes.
How Do We Achieve an Open, Secure, Trustworthy, and Inclusive Internet?
The Global Commission on Internet Governance met in Mexico to ask an important question: How can everyone ensure that the Internet lives up to its egalitarian promises? Jeremy Malcolm explores their report.
User Content Platforms Take the Heat for Artists’ Struggles at WIPO
Electronic Frontier Foundation goes to Switzerland, where technology once again is being blamed for not keeping alive the industries it was designed to replace. The word from WIPO.
A Ban on CD Ripping Marks 2015’s Low Point in International Copyright
2015 was an interesting year for copyright reform. Jeremy Malcolm explains just how interesting.
Copyfail: Why WIPO Can’t Fix Copyright
It has been obvious for decades that copyright law is ill-matched for the opportunities and challenges created by the Internet. Can WIPO help? Jeremy Malcolm thinks not.
How the New EU Data Protection Regulation will be Misused to Censor Speech
By concentrating on privacy, Europe’s new General Data Protection Regulation has omitted sufficient safeguards to protect freedom of expression. How bad is it? Aylin Akturk and Jeremy Malcolm tell you.
How Trade Agreements Harm Open Access and Open Source
Closed-door agreements are often hostile to those who want to live and work with open access. Jeremy Malcolm lists some of the ways these problems are embedded in the latest agreements.
The Final Leaked TPP Text: Bad Juju Rising
The TPP text from Wikileaks confirms what a raw deal the TPP is for Internet users and citizens everywhere. Jeremy Malcolm explains why you should fight it.
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