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Equifax slammed by Senate subcommittee for lax cybersecurity

In today’s political climate, it seems like Congress can’t agree on any issue. However, a Senate subcommittee recently released a report proving Democrats and Republicans found consensus on one critical topic: cybersecurity. Specifically, politicians from America’s two largest political parties concurred that Equifax has some responsibility for the devastating data breach it suffered in 2017. The Permanent Subcommittee on...

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Critical Free Speech Protections Are Under Attack in Texas

A bill introduced in Texas threatens the free speech rights of 28 million residents by making it easier to bring frivolous lawsuits against speakers and to harass or intimidate them into silence.  EFF has long been concerned about these types of lawsuits, called Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation, or SLAPPs, as they use legal claims as a pretext to punish individuals exercising their First Amendment rights. That’s why...