Hayley Tsukayama, EFF

Hayley Tsukayama


San Francisco, CA, United States

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Past articles by Hayley:


Keeping Each Other Safe When Virtually Organizing Mutual Aid

Communities across the country are stepping up to self-organize mutual aid groups, uniting virtually to offer and coordinate support to those who are in need. In solidarity with the need for physical distancing, many people are organizing online using Google spreadsheets, Google forms, public posts... → Read More


Ten Questions—And Answers—About the California Consumer Privacy Act

You may have heard from a lot of businesses telling you that they’ve updated their privacy policies because of a new law called the California Consumer Privacy Act. But what’s actually changed for you?EFF has spent the past year defending this law in the California legislature, but we realize that... → Read More


Legislative Victories in the States: 2019 Year in Review

Thanks to your support, this year EFF was able to take a stand in state legislatures across the country to fight well-funded industry efforts to encroach on your data privacy rights, to push back against government use of face surveillance, and to support bills that improve your digital rights.... → Read More


Join EFF for Aaron Swartz Day This Weekend at The Internet Archive

Join EFF and others on November 9 at the Internet Archive for Aaron Swartz Day—an annual event to celebrate Aaron Swartz’s legacy as an activist, programmer, entrepreneur, and political organizer. 
Aaron’s life was cut short in 2013, after he was charged under the notoriously draconian Computer... → Read More


Knowing the “Value” of Our Data Won’t Fix Our Privacy Problems

Some lawmakers, seeking to hold companies accountable for the way they collect and profit from our personal information, are pushing a new idea: requiring companies to report a dollar value for the data they collect from us.Some frame this reporting as a first step towards requiring companies to... → Read More


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