minilinks for 2009-03-03
March 3, 2009
- Judge Orders Defendent to Decrypt Laptop
A federal judge in Vermont ordered a criminal defendant to provide his PGP passphrase so that prosecutors can examine his computer.
- Applying the 4th Amendment to the Internet
Orin Kerr presents some general principals for a technology-neutral translation of 4th Amendment principals from physical space to cyberspace.
- RIAA Layoffs
Is the coming "bloodbath" the beginning of the end for the organization?
- Social Networking and Criminal Justice
A collection of links to information about how courts and the police are using data from social networking sites.
- New Digs for FISA Court
The secret surveillance court is quietly moving, abandoning it's previous home in the Justice Department.
- FCC Threatens Fines Over Data Protection Rules
600 operators may be fined for failing to submit certifications proving they have adequately protected customer data.
- Opinion: Amend Telecommunications Surveillance Laws
Paul M. Schwartz says the public needs data on government surveillance practices.
- Read The Bill
A new website calls for Congress to post all bills for 72 hours before they are debated.
- The Shortest EULA Ever
EFF Fellow Cory Doctorow has a EULA that is short and sweet: "Don't violate copyright law."
- Video: The Warner-YouTube Fair Use Massacre
EFF Senior Staff Attorney Fred von Lohmann speaking on fair use at NYU.