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New Scholarship on Copyright Damages

We have often observed that one of the most pernicious aspects of U.S. copyright law is the outrageously disproportionate statutory damages an infringer may have to pay--from $750 to $150,000 per work, no matter how minimal the actual harm caused by the infringement. And we are not alone: last September...

Stanford Law School Machinima Conference, April 24-25

The term "machinima" (machine + cinema) has been coined to describe movies made using video games. In addition to being an inspiring new "film" genre, it's also at the cutting edge of many important legal questions at the intersection of copyright, trademark, and contractual restrictions (i.e., EULAs and ToS)...

EFF's Kevin Bankston on MSNBC's "Countdown With Keith Olbermann"

Wednesday evening, EFF Senior Staff Attorney Kevin Bankston was a guest on Countdown With Keith Olbermann. He spoke about the Obama Justice Department's recent disappointing arguments in Jewel v NSA. %3Ciframe%20height%3D%22339%22%20width%3D%22425%22%20src%3D%22http%3A%2F%2Fwww.msnbc.msn.com%2Fid%2F22425001%2Fvp%2F30116228%2330116228%22%20frameborder%3D%220%22%20scrolling%3D%22no%22%3E%3C%2Fiframe%3E Privacy info. This embed will serve content from msn.com Also notable was House...

EFF at Maker Faire Bay Area

EFF will have a table at Maker Faire Bay Area. Come say hello! http://makerfaire.com/ May 30-31 San Mateo County Expo Center & Fairgrounds San Mateo, California Expo Hours Saturday, May 30: 10am - 8PM Sunday, May 31: 10am - 6PM Check out artist and EFF supporter Suzanne Forbes at the...

EFF at MySQL Conference

EFF will have a table at the MySQL Conference in Santa Clara. Stop by and say hi! www.mysqlconf.com April 20-23 Santa Clara Convention Center 5001 Great America Parkway Santa Clara, CA 95054 Expo Hours Tuesday, April 21: 10:00AM - 4:30PM Tuesday, April 21: 6:00PM - 7:30PM (Expo Hall Reception) Wednesday...

EFF at RSA Conference

EFF will have a table at the RSA Conference in San Francisco. www.rsaconference.com/2009/us/index.htm April 20-24 The Moscone Center 747 Howard Street San Francisco, CA 94103 Expo Hours Monday, April 20: 6:00PM - 8:30PM Tuesday, April 21: 11:00AM - 6:00PM Wednesday, April 22: 11:00AM - 6:00PM Thursday, April 23: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

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