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EFF Asks Judges to Quash Subpoenas in Porn-Downloading Lawsuits

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has asked an Illinois judge to quash subpoenas issued in predatory lawsuits involving alleged illegal downloading of pornography. In an amicus brief filed Friday, EFF argued that the adult film companies were abusing the law in order to coerce settlement payments despite...

The Technology of Privacy: When Geeks Meet Wonks

EFF's Senior Staff Technologist Peter Eckersley will be participating in a panel discussion on the future of online privacy as part of Data Privacy Day. Other panelists include: - Ed Felten, Chief Technologist, Federal Trade Commission - Ari Schwartz, Senior Internet Policy Advisor, National Institute of Standards and Technology...

A Media Intervention for Wikileaks

EFF staff activist Rainey Reitman will be talking about the rights of online publishers and the perils of censorship during an outdoor rally for Wikileaks. This event is part of the global days of action called for by Wikileaks activists. There will be outdoor art projects as well as...

Happy New Year from EFF!

Thank you to all of the Electronic Frontier Foundation supporters who were able to make a contribution this past year. Truly your donations, advocacy, and steadfast moral support have helped make EFF the formidable organization that it is today. We have come a long way from our first victory in...

7th Annual State of the Net Conference

Attracting over 500 attendees, the annual State of the Net Conference features some of the leading experts on internet policy. EFF Senior Staff Attorney Kevin Bankston is participating in a panel on "DOJ Surveillance Blueprints: A CALEAmity for the U.S. Technology Industry?" When: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 9...

Electronic Communications Act (ECPA) Revisited

EFF Senior Staff Attorney joins Susan Friewald in a discussion about the latest privacy developments in court and courts and Congress. Kevin will cover some of the cases he has litigated and the state of the ECPA. This event is free and open to the public, however reservations are required...

ShmooCon 2011

ShmooCon is ALREADY SOLD OUT! But don't despair - ShmooCon will be streaming all content live. That means you'll still be able to catch EFF Senior Staff Attorney Marcia Hofmann's talk, "Computer Search and Seizure." Marcia is available to discuss legal concerns you might have about your security research...

EFF Wins Landmark Ruling Freeing Promo CDs for Resale

San Francisco - The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit has shot down bogus copyright infringement allegations from Universal Music Group (UMG), affirming an eBay seller's right to resell promotional CDs that he buys from secondhand stores and rejecting UMG's attempt to claim that a sticker on a...

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