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Kurt Opsahl at Golden Gate University School of Law

EFF Senior Staff Attorney Kurt Opsahl will be participating in "A New Hope? Civil Rights in the Post-Bush Era" at the Golden Gate University School of Law.
Golden Gate University School of Law, Room 2201
536 Mission Street (between First and Second)
San Francisco CA 94105

AP Invokes DMCA Against Obama "Hope" Poster Artist

The lawsuits between Shepard Fairey (creator of the iconic tricolor Obama "Hope" poster) and the Associated Press have an interesting legal wrinkle that is worth examining: AP claims that Fairey violated the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) in the creation of the famous poster.
The AP ...

More on Choruss, Pro and Con

As we've discussed previously, Choruss is the name of the new entity, backed by three major record labels, that is interested in granting blanket licenses to universities (and someday residential ISPs) to authorize the music swapping (on P2P and otherwise) that has become a fact of digital life. As...

Anonymity and Privacy Should Not Add Up to Prison Time

Washington, D.C. - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) today urged the United States Sentencing Commission to reject modifications to federal sentencing guidelines that would require extra prison time for people who use technology that hides one's identity or location.
Under current rules, a criminal defendant can get additional time...

EFF Launches Search Tool for Uncovered Government Documents

San Francisco - In celebration of Sunshine Week, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) today launched a sophisticated search tool that allows the public to closely examine thousands of pages of documents the organization has pried loose from secretive government agencies. The documents relate to a wide range of cutting-edge technology...

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