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Meet and Greet with EFF's Cindy Cohn

Seattlites! Come say "hi" to EFF's Legal Director Cindy Cohn at an informal get together at Bastille Cafe & Bar on June 24 from 8-10:30pm. Cindy will be happy to answer questions about EFF's work or online civil liberties in general. Thursday, June 24th, 8:00-10:30PM Bastille Café & Bar...

EFF Asks Judges to Quash Subpoenas in Movie-Downloading Lawsuits

Washington, D.C. - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) asked judges in Washington, D.C., Wednesday to quash subpoenas issued in predatory lawsuits aimed at movie downloaders, arguing in friend-of-the court briefs that the cases, which together target several thousand BitTorrent users, flout legal safeguards for protecting individuals' rights. Public Citizen and...

EFF Fights for Your Right to Resell CDs in Monday Hearing

Seattle - On Monday, June 7, at 9 a.m., a federal appeals court in Seattle will hear oral argument in a case where the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is fighting to uphold an eBay seller's "first sale" right to resell promotional CDs that he buys from secondhand stores. Troy Augusto...

Seth Schoen speaking at Open Source Bridge

EFF Staff Technologist Seth Schoen will be speaking at Open Source Bridge in Portland, OR. Fixing SSL security: Supplementing the certificate authority model The most common way of using SSL/TLS encryption relies on a public-key infrastructure that puts near-absolute trust in a large number of entities around the world, any...

Creators Must Move Beyond Suing the Audience

The file-sharing public faces yet another wave of predatory litigation, this time from the so-called US Copyright Group ("USCG"), which is suing BitTorrent users on behalf of various independent filmmakers. The Hollywood Reporter reports that more than 20,000 individuals have been sued, with more suits to come, and the...

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