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Intervention: A Convention with Webcomics, Videos, Gaming, Vendors, Music, and You.

If you are in the DC Area, check out Intervention (Internet Convention). The organizers have graciously chosen EFF as a beneficiary of their on-site charity auction! Intervention is focused on creative people that live on the Internet and the fandom around it. (Webcomics, Social Media Mavens, Gamers, Independent Artists). It...

Righthaven's Brand of Copyright Trolling

Copyright trolls are nothing new, and Righthaven is just the latest group of lawyers to try to turn copyright litigation into a business model. What these lawyers have in common is that they seek to take advantage of copyright's draconian damages in order to bully Internet users into forking over...

EFF Asks Court to Protect Craigslist from Defamation Suit

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and a coalition of public interest groups and law professors have asked a California appeals court to protect craigslist from a lawsuit that could spur websites to be less helpful in responding to complaints about user behavior. In Scott P. v. craigslist...

International Seminar: Privacy and Personal Data Protection

EFF Senior Staff Attorney Marcia Hoffman will be speaking at this conference. Plans are underway for remote participation! When: Sept. 30 - Oct. 1, 2020 Where: Sao Paulo, Brazil For additional information go to:

Colbert's Word: Control-Self-Delete

Just a few weeks after his interview with EFF Legal Director Cindy Cohn, American hero Stephen Colbert has returned to the subject of digital rights. And in his show on Tuesday, he came up with a great solution to the problem of privacy and online social networks: Control-Self-Delete. ...

EFF Seeks to Help Righthaven Defendants

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is seeking to assist defendants in the Righthaven copyright troll lawsuits. Righthaven, founded in March of 2010, files hundreds of copyright infringement lawsuits on behalf of newspaper publishers against bloggers who make use of news content without permission. To that end, Righthaven searches...


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