THE EFF GIFT GUIDE: WHAT’S CREEPING US OUT | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


THE EFF GIFT GUIDE: WHAT’S CREEPING US OUT

EFF doesn’t endorse products. But as Internet-connected products proliferate, ads for them bombard holiday shoppers with promises of a more streamlined life. And they do so without always divulging that they’re tracking you more than a jolly fat man who sees when you’re sleeping and knows when you’re awake.

So, we are taking a different approach to the holiday gift guide: highlighting products that raise red flags for us, as privacy-conscious digital advocates. Here are some gifts being pushed this year that, from a privacy or security standpoint, are on our naughty list.

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RIP John Perry Barlow

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John Perry Barlow, a co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, rancher, and lyricist for the Grateful Dead, https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/04/john-perry-barlow-honoring-inter...

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