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Help bring disk encryption to the Ubuntu Live CD

Ubuntu Linux has quickly become the most popular GNU/Linux distribution in use on workstation computers. Ubuntu is user-friendly, doesn't cost a dime, and is powered by open source software. One of Ubuntu's best features is full disk encryption, an important security and privacy feature that keeps data on your...

Criminal Justice Blog Moves to Dismiss Sham Copyright Troll Lawsuit

Las Vegas - The publisher of a criminal justice blog that provides resources for difficult-to-prosecute murder cases has asked a judge to dismiss the sham infringement lawsuit filed against him by copyright troll Righthaven LLC. Recently unsealed documents show that Righthaven is not the true owner of the copyright of...

Notes from the Digital Underground: Privacy's Electronic Frontier

Great Hall, International House
University of California San Diego
Wednesday, May 11, 2011, 7 PM

Every time you use the Internet, you're leaving behind a "digital shadow" that can be tracked by a host of unseen online companies — or even the government. From surveillance of social...

Copyright Troll

Righthaven v. CIO: It’s Hard Out Here for a Troll

Last Friday, the federal district court in Nevada held that the non-profit organization Center for Intercultural Organizing’s posting of a copyrighted news article was a non-infringing fair use. The well-reasoned opinion sets a powerful precedent for fair use and against copyright trolling.
The newspaper article at issue...

EFF at Maker Faire!

It's time for everybody's favorite DIY event, Maker Faire! It's for creative, resourceful people of all ages and backgrounds who like to tinker and love to make things. Swing by the EFF table from May 21-22 at the San Mateo County Event Center.
http://makerfaire.com/bayarea/2011/tickets/
San Mateo County Event...

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