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EFF Backs Viacom in Fight Over South Park Parody

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) backed Viacom Monday in a lawsuit over a parody of a popular online video called "What What (In the Butt)," arguing that South Park's reimagining of the work is a clear case of fair use and that the district court's early dismissal...

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Brownmark Films v. Comedy Partners

EFF supported Viacom in a lawsuit over a parody of a popular online video called “What What (In the Butt),” arguing that South Park’s reimagining of the work is a clear case of fair use and that the district court’s early dismissal of the case was correct.
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Chicago-Area Meetup

Local Chicago-area EFF supporters have started an independent social and discussion group for online rights on Meetup.com. If you are tech-savvy, and care about privacy, freedom of speech, innovation, or consumer rights, this Meetup is for you! Meet others like you to discuss the latest in technology and related...

Free Speech's Weak Links Under Internet Blacklist Bills

The Internet Blacklist bills — the House’s Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Senate’s PROTECT IP Act (PIPA) — would have a disastrous effect on online freedom of speech. In order to understand the ways a site placed on the blacklist could be denied a chance to connect...

An Open Letter From Internet Engineers to the U.S. Congress

Today, a group of 83 prominent Internet inventors and engineers sent an open letter to members of the United States Congress, stating their opposition to the SOPA and PIPA Internet blacklist bills that are under consideration in the House and Senate respectively.
We, the undersigned, have played various parts...

Help EFF Protect Digital Innovators

When Carrier IQ threatened Android developer Trevor Eckhart with a lawsuit for publishing commentary about its software, Trevor called EFF to help him assert his rights. EFF got Carrier IQ to withdraw its threat. What came next was a national firestorm of concerns about mobile privacy and security that...

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