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CitizenFour: Why it’s already the movie of the year

By Alex Schlotzer, EFA Board Member Less than two weeks after its Australian release, CitizenFour today received the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. The film had previously won the British equivalent (BAFTA) as well as a long list of

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Perfect Forward Secrecy: an Important Web Privacy Protection

This is a modified version of an article first published by Parker Higgins on EFF’s Deeplinks blog on 28th August 2013. See the original article. When you access a Web site over an encrypted connection, you’re using a protocol called

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Human Rights and Communications Surveillance

Electronic Frontiers Australia this week signed onto the International Principles of the Application of Human Rights to Communications Surveillance, a set of international due process principles designed to protect privacy in the face of government surveillance. The 13 point statement

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Online surveillance: what is the Australian government hiding?

This article was originally published on the EFA website on 19th June 2013. See the original article. EFA has suspected since the existence of the NSA’s global internet surveillance program PRISM was revealed recently by whistleblower Ed Snowden, that Australian

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