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This Week in Internet Censorship: Egyptian Blogger on Hunger Strike While China and Trinidad Crack Down

China cracks down on Sina Weibo While China's "Great Firewall" prevents citizens from accessing popular social media networks Twitter and Facebook, Sina Weibo, a Chinese microblogging platform not unlike Twitter, provides a vibrant alternative for China's ever-increasing community of netizens. Though speech on the platform is controlled, an outpouring...
Creativity & Innovation

SXSW 2012 Panels to Pick

UPDATE: More privacy panels added below. Every year, the South by Southwest (SXSW) media festival invites the Internet at large to contribute to the SXSW schedule by voting on thousands of submitted panels. Community votes—combined with editorial input from the SXSW staff and advisory board—ultimately decide the final...

EFF to Court: Don't Let Government Hide Illegal Surveillance

Seattle - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) urged the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today to preserve lawsuits challenging the government's illegal mass surveillance of millions of ordinary Americans. In oral arguments today, EFF asked the court to block the government's attempt to bury the suits with claims of...

Hackmeet 2011

Several EFF staff members will be speaking at Hackmeet 2011. Check back soon for details on talks to be given by:Senior Staff Attorney, Marcia Hofmann Techonology Director, Peter Eckersly Activism Director, Rainey Reitmann Saturday, Oct. 15, 11am: When, why and how to use consensus decision making for your organization –...

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