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SunshineWeek 2011 Webcast and Local Panel: The Road Forward on Open Government

EFF Activist Rainey Reitman joins Declan McCullagh, Chief Political Correspondent for CNET, and James Jacobs, Government Documents Librarian at Stanford and one of the founders of the Free Government Information blog discussing WikiLeaks and its relationship to Open Government. Registration is $20 for SLA and NOCALL members; $25 for Non-members...

SXSW: South by Southwest Music + Film Interactive

March 11-20, 2011 Four of EFF's finest are presenters on three different panels at this year's SXSW Interactive! "The Epic Fail of BitTorrent Indie Film Lawsuits" EFF Activist Eva Galperin and EFF Staff Attorney Julie Samuels join the discussion about the U.S. Copyright Group's targeting of tens of thousands of...

CanSecWest Vancouver 2011

March 9-11, 2011 Marcia Hofmann, EFF Senior Staff Attorney joins the line-up at this year's CanSecWest speaking on "The Law of Web Application Hacking". Marcia will identify and discuss sticky legal problems raised by researching the security of web applications as well as the common legal issues involved in accessing...

Crossing Boundaries: Conference on International News, Technology and Audiences

March 17-18, 2011 Marcia Hofmann, EFF Senior Staff Attorney, will be speaking at this event on Saturday, March 18. Marcia joins a panel discussing "Citizen vs. Government". Other luminaries on this panel include Xiao Qiang, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of China Digital Times, and Craig Newmark, Founder of craigslist. When: Saturday...

Supreme Court Case Could Jeopardize Medical Record Privacy

Washington, D.C. - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) asked the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday to focus on the privacy issues at stake in a battle over the sale and data mining of medical records, urging justices to reverse a ruling that could jeopardize patient privacy. At issue is Vermont's Prescription...

Cybersecurity: Law, Privacy, and Warfare in a Digital World

EFF Sr. Staff Attorney Kevin Bankston joins the panel discussion "Privacy Concerns in Cybersecurity Panel" at this symposium presented by the Harvard National Security Journal. When: Friday, March 4, 2010 1:15-2:45 Where: Harvard Law School Hauser 104 1563 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02138 http://harvardnsj.com/symposium/

Over 40,000 Does Dismissed In Copyright Troll Cases

These have been some eventful weeks in the world of copyright trolling. Thousands of unnamed “John Does” in P2P file sharing lawsuits filed in California, Washington DC, Texas, and West Virginia have been severed, effectively dismissing over 40,000 defendants. The plaintiffs in these cases must now re-file against almost all...

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