Government Succeeds in Stalling, Again—But Jewel v. NSA Goes On | Electronic Frontier Foundation

We were disappointed today to learn that a federal appeals court in Pasadena declined to consider EFF’s appeal of a ruling in Jewel v. NSA, our long-running lawsuit battling unconstitutional mass surveillance of Internet and phone communications.

While we are disappointed that government’s stall tactics prevailed here, the case still lives on. We look forward to litigating back in the lower court, making it clear that Internet backbone spying is unconstitutional.

Source: Government Succeeds in Stalling, Again—But Jewel v. NSA Goes On | Electronic Frontier Foundation

New Spear Phishing Campaign Pretends to be EFF | Electronic Frontier Foundation

Google’s security team recently identified a new domain masquerading as an official EFF site as part of a targeted malware campaign. That domain, electronicfrontierfoundation.org, is designed to trick users into a false sense of trust and it appears to have been used in a spear phishing attack, though it is unclear who the intended targets were. The domain was registered on August 4, 2015, under a presumably false name, and we suspect that the attack started on the same day. At the time of this writing the

Source: New Spear Phishing Campaign Pretends to be EFF | Electronic Frontier Foundation