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EFF's Falcon Running for California State Senate

Electronic Frontier Foundation Senior Legislative Counsel Ernesto Falcon said Monday he’s running for a California state Senate seat covering eastern suburbs of San Francisco and Oakland. Democratic incumbent Sen. Steve Glazer hasn’t said whether he plans to seek reelection. Falcon…

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launched his campaign with a video that cited his commitment to “protect your privacy.” Falcon’s campaign website includes a platform outlining his tech and privacy policy positions, among them opposition “to Congress’s proposed ban on TikTok” and support for “personal ownership rights of digital goods.” He backs “the advancement of new technologies in California while ensuring that new developments empower people and not exploit them or worsen systemic injustices” and would “expand privacy rights to include financial privacy and give people more control over their personal information.”