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Cindy Cohn at Law Day 2010 Luncheon

Law in the 21st Century: Enduring Traditions, Emerging Challenges
The San Mateo County Bar Association Presents "Law Day 2010 Luncheon"
Noon on Friday, April 30, 2010
Crowne Plaza Hotel
1177 Airport Boulevard, Burlingame
Keynote Speaker: Cindy Cohn Legal Director for the Electronic Frontier Foundation

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Facebook's "Evil Interfaces"

Social networking companies don't have it easy. Advertisers covet their users' data, and in a niche that often seems to lack a clear business model, selling (or otherwise leveraging) that data is a tremendously tempting opportunity. But most users simply don't want to share as much information with marketers or...

Facebook's Eroding Privacy Policy: A Timeline

Since its incorporation just over five years ago, Facebook has undergone a remarkable transformation. When it started, it was a private space for communication with a group of your choice. Soon, it transformed into a platform where much of your information is public by default. Today, it has become a...

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A Handy Facebook-to-English Translator

At last week's "f8" Facebook developer conference, Mark Zuckerberg's notable quotable was that Facebook is "building a Web where the default is social." To our ears, that sounds like "a Web where exposure is the norm." To achieve this, Facebook is rolling out technologies that essentially put Facebook features...

Preliminary Analysis of the Officially Released ACTA Text

The text of the draft Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement was finally released to the public yesterday. We welcome the official release of the ACTA text after two years of negotiations. We can now have a serious public debate about its content and far-reaching impact on citizens' lives.If the previous leaks...

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Shaping IP Laws by Not-So-Gentle Persuasion: The Special 301 Report

At the end of this month the United States Trade Representative's Office will release its annual Special 301 report, a review of global intellectual property protection and enforcement standards conducted by the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR). Since 1989, the USTR has used the Special 301 Report...


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