//cdn.arstechnica.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/CindyCohn.mp3Ars: I always describe EFF as a tech legal advocacy organization. How do you describe it to friends or family members who maybe have a vague understanding of what the EFF is?
Cohn: I generally say that we make sure that when you go online, your rights go with you. And that specifically we focus in on your privacy and your free speech rights and on the right to be able to build interesting stuff that other people can use, which the Internet has really enabled.
You know, in terms of impact litigation online, there’s the EFF and there’s ACLU—and then there’s the whole rest of the world doing awful things. So we could have 10 more organizations doing what we do and we still wouldn’t be able to keep up.
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