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EFF Urges Supreme Court to Block Law That Erodes Public Domain

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block a federal law that erodes the public domain and hurts libraries, artists, and others who want to exercise their First Amendment right to share and receive information in an amicus brief filed today on behalf...

Government Domain Name Seizures Violate First Amendment

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) urged a federal court to return two domain names seized in the U.S. government's fundamentally flawed anti-infringement campaign in an amicus brief filed Monday. "This misguided intellectual property enforcement effort is causing serious collateral damage to free speech rights," said EFF Intellectual...

EFF and Bitcoin

For several months, EFF has been following the movement around Bitcoin, an electronic payment system that touts itself as "the first decentralized digital currency." We helped inform our members about this unique project through our blog and we experimented with accepting Bitcoin donations for several months in an...

Apéro with La Quadrature du Net and EFF

C14 14 Rue Chapon, 75003 Paris Friday, June 24, 2011 at 6PM RSVP ICI! La Quadrature du Net and the Electronic Frontier Foundation invite you to join us for a drink in Paris to discuss ACTA (the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement), Net Neutrality, and fundamental freedoms on the...

Apéro with La Quadrature du Net and EFF

C14 14, rue Chapon 75003 Paris Friday, June 24, 2011 at 6PM RSVP TODAY! La Quadrature du Net and the Electronic Frontier Foundation invite you to join us for a drink in Paris to discuss ACTA, Net Neutrality, and fundamental freedoms on the Internet. EFF International...

Prosecutors Demand Limitless Warrant in Vermont Computer Search

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), along with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and ACLU Vermont, urged the Vermont Supreme Court today to reject prosecutors' demands to override a judge's instructions and allow a limitless warrant for a computer search. During the investigation into an alleged identity...

Microsoft Tries to Quash Innovation in Interoperability Battle Over Xbox

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) urged a federal court Wednesday to block Microsoft Corporation's attempt to misuse copyright law to thwart a competitor offering memory cards for the Xbox gaming system. Datel Holdings is a British company that sells memory cards that compete with Microsoft's own memory...

Righthaven Copyright Troll Lawsuit Dismissed as Sham

San Francisco - In a decision with likely wide-ranging impact, a judge in Las Vegas today dismissed as a sham an infringement case filed by copyright troll Righthaven LLC. The judge ruled that Righthaven did not have the legal authorization to bring a copyright lawsuit against the political forum Democratic...

Seized Domains Fight Back

Since last year, we’ve watched with dismay Immigration and Customs Enforcement's increasing use of domain name seizures as part of its stepped-up IP enforcement strategy. Today, one of the seized domains is taking the issue to court. Puerto 80, the Spanish company behind Rojadirecta.com and Rojadirecta.org, which...

I FIGHT FOR THE USERS

New member shirts! For a limited time, pick up the new swag featuring EFF blasting through injustice in the digital universe. The front showcases our 8-bit style robot mecha girl throwing EFF pixel fire across the chest. The back proclaims "I FIGHT FOR THE USERS" for all of you...

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