Electronic Frontier Foundation

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Apr 22nd, 2014
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By Perry Munzwembiri Until recently, South Africa lay claim to the title of Africa`s biggest economy, being the beacon of its former President Thabo Mbeki`s vision of an African renaissance. Two decades post independence, the rainbow nation is at a precipice. Unemployment, particularly amongst the yo...
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Apr 5th, 2014
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By Thor Benson, Motherboard There’s a knock at your door. You open it, only to find several grave-looking police officers accusing you of a crime you didn’t commit. They pull out records of your most recent phone calls and tie you to your alleged co-conspirator, and now you’re screwed. This is Ethiop...
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Mar 28th, 2014
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By Eva Galperin and Danny O’Brien, Electronic Frontier Foundation: Rumors of the extent of Ethiopia’s digital surveillance and censorship state have echoed around the information security community for years. Journalists such as Eskinder Nega have spoken of being shown text messages, printouts ...
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Feb 23rd, 2014
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By WND Amid all the reports of spying on Americans by the U.S. government, through the National Security Agency, FBI and others, the complaint filed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation on behalf of a man identified only by the pseudonym of Mr. Kidane takes allegations to a whole new level. The comp...
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Feb 19th, 2014
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A Washington area man with ties to Ethiopia’s political opposition sued that country’s government in federal court Tuesday, alleging that agents had used powerful spyware to hack into his computer and snoop on his private communications for more than four months. The suit says that forensics experts ...
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Dec 20th, 2013
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King William’s Town – The SACP in the Eastern Cape on Thursday criticised a visit by EFF leader Julius Malema to ex-miners in King William’s Town as “opportunistic”. “Be vigilant of one enemy in many colours,” provincial SA Communist Party spokesman Siyabonga Mdodi said in a statement. He...
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Aug 13th, 2013
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Julius Malema will face a sequestration hearing in September that could stonewall his political career, according to a report on Tuesday. The Star newspaper reported that Sars would conduct the hearing, which related to the Economic Freedom Fighters leader’s R16-million tax case, in Pretoria in...
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Aug 4th, 2013
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Revenue Service invoked Section 67(5) of Tax Administration Act to refute EFF leader’s false allegations   SARS Media Release – Responding to Mr JS Malema Background On 27 June 2013 counsel for the South African Revenue Service (SARS), addressed a letter to Mr Julius Malema and his l...
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Aug 2nd, 2013
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  Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has criticised the planned enrolment of 290 students at two new universities. The two new universities, in Mpumalanga and the Northern Cape, are set to begin operations next year. “It is no secret that the worsening situation of unempl...
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Jul 17th, 2013
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Johannesburg – Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema is a “drunkard and a womaniser” whose political survival is wholly dependent on his hatred for ANC president Jacob Zuma. Gauteng ANC Youth League (ANCYL) provincial chairman Lebogang Maile and members of his executive launched the at...