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EFF Files Suit to Block Threats Aimed at Lawyer Ratings Site

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has filed suit in federal court to block threats aimed at LawyerRatingz.com, a website that allows Internet users to write comments and rate attorneys.
A Florida law firm – the Law Offices of Adrian Philip Thomas, P.A. – claims to have...

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California AG Agreement Calls on Mobile Apps to Be Transparent About All the Ways They Invade User Privacy

California State Attorney General Kamala Harris announced an agreement yesterday with six mobile app platform providers aimed at encouraging app developers to provide more accessible privacy policies. The announcement comes at an auspicious moment -- consumer outrage at the recently-discovered address book practices that Path and other app...

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Ratingz, Inc. v. Adrian Philip Thomas, P.A.

In 2012, EFF used CDA 230 to end a legal threat to a lawyer ratings web site (LawyerRatingz.com) for postings by third parties. EFF filed a declaratory relief lawsuit which resulted in a covenant not to sue by a small Florida probate law firm – the Law Offices of Adrian...

EFF Wins Protection for Time Zone Database

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is pleased to announce that a copyright lawsuit threatening an important database of time zone information has been dismissed. The astrology software company that filed the lawsuit, Astrolabe, has also apologized and agreed to a 'covenant not to sue' going forward, which...

The New EFF Issues T-shirt!

We're happy to announce the arrival of the new EFF Issues T-shirt! The back displays the full constellation of EFF's work areas: Privacy, Free Speech, Transparency, Fair Use, International, and Innovation. In our ongoing search for a women's T-shirt with the perfect fit, we printed the women's style on...

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