Hayley Tsukayama, EFF

Hayley Tsukayama


San Francisco, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Hayley:


Victory: Somerville, Massachusetts Stands Up to Stop Face Surveillance

The city council of Somerville, Massachusetts voted unanimously last week to become the first city on the East Coast to ban government face surveillance. It is encouraging to see cities across the country take this proactive step in anticipating the surveillance problems on the horizon and head... → Read More


A Major Police Body Camera Maker Hits Pause on Face Surveillance

Communities and lawmakers across the country are waking up to the fact that using face recognition for government surveillance is a troubling trend, particularly when used with cameras that police officers wear. On Thursday, Axon—a major police body-worn camera maker—added its voice to calls to... → Read More


Massachusetts Can Become a National Leader to Stop Face Surveillance

Massachusetts has a long history of standing up for liberty. Right now, it has the opportunity to become a national leader in fighting invasive government surveillance. Lawmakers need to hear from the people of Massachusetts to say they oppose government use of face surveillance.Face surveillance... → Read More


EFF Submits Consumer Data Privacy Comment to the California Attorney General

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) requires the California Attorney General to take input from the public on regulations to implement the law, which does not go into effect until 2020.The Electronic Frontier Foundation has filed comments on two issues: first, how to verify consumer requests... → Read More


It’s Time for California to Guarantee “Privacy for All”

Privacy is a right. It is past time for California to ensure that the companies using secretive practices to make money off of our personal information treat it that way.EFF has for years urged technology companies and legislators to do a better job at protecting the privacy of every person. We... → Read More


Governments Must Face the Facts about Face Surveillance, and Stop Using It

It’s time for governments to confront the harmful consequences of using facial recognition technology as an instrument of surveillance. Yet law enforcement agencies across the country are purchasing face surveillance technology with insufficient oversight—despite the many ways it harms privacy and... → Read More


Reject New Funding for Border Surveillance: No Tech Wall

Increased mass surveillance, including at the border, threatens everyone’s civil liberties. Yet some Congressional Democrats, looking for alternatives to President Trump’s demand for a border wall, recently offered a border “security” proposal that suggests expanding surveillance at the border... → Read More


Victories in the State Legislatures: 2018 In Review

States are often the “laboratories of democracy,” to borrow a phrase from U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis. They lead the way to react quickly to technological advances, establish important rights, and sometimes pass laws that serve as a template for others across the country. This year,... → Read More


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’... → Read More


Privacy Organizations to California Lawmakers: Defend and Strengthen the California Consumer Privacy Act

California’s data privacy law, enacted in June, is a critical step forward to protect the privacy and security of technology users’ data. EFF is one of fifteen privacy organizations calling on the state’s legislators to defend and continue to improve the California Consumer Privacy Act this year.... → Read More


What We're Thankful for at EFF This Year

Thanksgiving is a time to take stock of what’s happened in the past year and focus on the things that we appreciate most. In the spirit of the holiday, we here at EFF are taking some time to name some things that we’re giving thanks for this year—from victories that protect the rights we hold... → Read More


Join Us For the Sixth Annual Aaron Swartz Day This Weekend at The Internet Archive

Join EFF and others on November 10 and 11 to celebrate the sixth annual Aaron Swartz Day, with a weekend of lectures, a virtual reality fair and a hackathon. This weekend we’ll join our friends at the Internet Archive in celebrating Aaron’s work as activist, programmer, entrepreneur, and political... → Read More


Ten Legislative Victories You Helped Us Win in California

Your strong support helped us persuade California’s lawmakers to do the right thing on many important technology bills debated on the chamber floors this year. With your help, EFF won an unprecedented number of victories, supporting good bills and stopping those that would have hurt... → Read More


California's Net Neutrality Bill Should Be Signed Into Law

Millions of Californians are waiting for Gov. Jerry Brown to affirm their call for a free and open Internet.After Congress reversed the Federal Communication Commission’s 2015 Open Internet Order, states have had to step up to ensure that all traffic on the Internet is treated equally. Gov. Brown’s... → Read More

What cardiologists think about the Apple Watch’s heart-tracking feature

The Apple Watch has FDA clearance to be used as a medical device to measure for irregular heart rhythms. But some physicians worry this will send healthy people who get a warning rushing to the doctor for no reason. → Read More

Apple event 2018: Here’s what to expect

It’s time for Apple’s annual fall product event, and analysts are expecting some big iPhone news — literally. → Read More

Alibaba’s Jack Ma, China’s richest man, to retire and focus on educational philanthropy

Alibaba's co-founder Jack Ma will step down as executive chairman. → Read More

Google researchers say the tech industry has contributed to an ‘attention crisis’

Google's research on unplugging helped it make its digital well-being tools but stops short of some deeper questions. → Read More

Samsung plans to show off phone with foldable screen this year

Samsung's been promising a folding phone's in the works for years. We may actually see it before 2018 is done. → Read More

What to know about Google’s Titan security key

Google Key is a $50 security boost that can live on your keyring. → Read More