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Electronic Frontier Foundation

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Last Updated May 24, 2021 7:42 am

A non-profit organization dedicated to protecting civil liberties in the modern communications age. Its emphasis is on ensuring that the general public has equal access to new communications channels such as the Internet. It sponsors court cases and acts as an information clearinghouse. It has taken the lead in fighting efforts, such as the Clipper chip, to restrict Internet access.