A bot (short for robot) performs highly repetitive tasks by automatically gathering or posting information based on a set of algorithms. They can create new content and interact with other users like any human would. But the power is always … Continue reading

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Recently, we released our Election 2016 scorecard. We were really pleased to see a lot of substantive and thoughtful replies from the smaller parties. As in 2013, Pirate Party Australia and the Australian Greens have scored full marks. For the … Continue reading

This article, by Farbod Faraji, was originally published on EFF's Deeplinks blog. It has been slightly modified for context. See the original article. A security flaw in New South Wales’ Internet voting system may have left as many as 66,000 … Continue reading

As we've done with previous federal polls, EFA has rated a selection of the parties contesting this Saturday's Western Australian half-Senate re-election. The Greens and the Pirate Party remain the stand-out choices for people concerned about digital rights, however the … Continue reading

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[UPDATE] We apologise, but we inadvertantly upgraded Labor on censorship from Red to Amber. This was an internal version control error and should not have happened. We have corrected this now. As we've done for the last two Federal Elections, … Continue reading

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