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Members-Only Speakeasy: Bay Area Is Back!

Current members will be invited to join EFF technologists, activists, attorneys, and fellow members for happy hour at a secret San Francisco location on Thursday, April 21st. We'll present a brief update on the topic of YOUR choice! Vote to hear about our latest tech projects, activism campaigns, or legal...

Lawsuit Against YouTube Threatens Global Growth of Political Speech

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and a coalition of advocacy groups have asked a federal appeals court to reject attempts to thwart federal copyright law and saddle online communities with new litigation fears in the appeal of Viacom v. YouTube. In an amicus brief filed Thursday, EFF...

EFF's Members-Only Speakeasy: Bay Area Is Back!

Current members will be invited to join EFF technologists, activists, attorneys, and fellow members for happy hour at a secret San Francisco location on Thursday, April 21st. We'll present a brief update on the topic of YOUR choice! Vote to hear about our latest tech projects, activism campaigns, or...

Work for EFF's Activism Team This Summer

Are you an undergraduate or graduate student who is interested in protecting civil liberties online and fighting for a free and open Internet? Do you have strong writing and research skills? Do you love delving into the latest issues in technology, privacy, intellectual property, and transparency? Apply for EFF’s Summer...

Unqualified Names in the SSL Observatory

Internet certification authorities (CAs) are charged with the task of vouching for the identities of secure web servers. When you browse to https://www.wellsfargo.com/, your browser knows it’s the real wellsfargo.com because VeriSign, a CA, says it is. However, if CAs don’t validate the identities of the sites they vouch for...

Urban Homesteaders Fight Baseless Legal Claims Over Generic, Descriptive Term

San Francisco - Activists in the urban homesteading movement petitioned today to cancel the registration of bogus trademarks for the terms "urban homesteading" and "urban homestead" -- trademarks that have been used to threaten other urban homesteaders and remove online content and discussion. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has teamed...

"Operation in Our Sites" Moves Ahead

The numbers confirm the anecdotal evidence: Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), a division of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), is stepping up intellectual property–related enforcement, launching almost half as many cases in the past two months as it had in total in 2010. That’s according to ICE's own statistics...

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