EFA launches caniwatchit.com.au

EFA, Australia’s leading voice for digital rights since 1994, is today launching caniwatchit.com.au, a website that provides information about the legal availability in Australia of the top ten most infringed movies worldwide. EFA has also published a submission guide for people interested in responding to the government’s Online Copyright Infringement Discussion Paper. As the caniwatchit.com.au […]

No justification for society-wide mandatory data retention scheme

EFA is alarmed that Cabinet’s National Security Committee has signed off on the fast-track implementation of a mandatory data retention scheme, apparently citing the ‘rising threat of home grown terrorism’. The Daily Telegraph reports [paywalled] that the government is believed to be seeking “an interim data retention measure…to be introduced as early as September to […]

Win a copy of No Place to Hide by Glenn Greenwald

  We’ve got six copies of Glenn Greenwald’s recently published book, No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the Surveillance State to give away. Simply Join EFA or setup a recurring donation before the end of the financial year (30th June) to go into the weekly draw. Already an EFA member? Renew your membership […]

Celebrate Internet Freedom Day

EFA is joining Internet freedom groups from around the world to celebrate Internet Freedom  Day today (Friday, 18th January), to mark this movement’s milestones in the fight for Internet freedom. Check out some of our successes so far: In the U.S., the pro-Internet community made a stand against threats to freedom of speech and privacy […]