Noun: The Electronic Frontier Foundation, (www.eff.org) established to protect the online freedoms and rights of people worldwide. They oppose laws against encryption. To show how serious they were, they built a machine to break the US government cryptosystem called DES, as documented in their book "Cracking DES". They don't like that the NSA won't let their book be published online.

Electronic Frontier Foundation: A group established to address social and legal issues arising from the impact on society of the increasingly pervasive use of computers as a means of communication and information distribution. EFF is a nonprofit civil liberties public interest organization working to protect freedom of expression, privacy, and access to online resources and information.

http://www.eff.org

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