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Emily Berger speaks at Ann Arbor Film Festival

Work Gallery - 1pm Friday, March 28, 2008 306 S. State Street Ann Arbor, MI 48104 Like many artists, those working in film, video and new media need protection for their creative work. Yet many also need access to sample, reference and illustrate using the work of others. In the...

EFF Urges Court to Rule National Security Letters Unconstitutional

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) along with the National Security Archive urged a federal appeals court Wednesday to strike down the National Security Letter (NSL) provision of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act. The federal surveillance law, as expanded by the PATRIOT Act, allows the FBI to use...

Three Strikes, Three Countries: France, Japan and Sweden

The music and movie industries have been making a concerted attempt to introduce a "three strikes" rule for Net users in many countries simultaneously — pressuring ISPs to throw their customers offline, possibly permanently, if the rightsholders report that they have been infringing. The response by national ISPs and governments...

Fred von Lohmann speaks at EE Times IP Symposium

EE Times IP Symposium "IP Goes Hollywood Panel Discussion" Club Regent room Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2008 Time: 9:15am — 10:15am San Jose, CA http://www.cmp-egevents.com/web/esv/ip_symposium

House Passes Bill with No Immunity for Phone Companies

Wow. This morning, the House stood up for our rights and passed a FISA reform bill with no retroactive immunity for phone companies! This is a flat-out rejection of the bill passed by the Senate last month, which would have let phone companies off the hook for illegally delivering innocent...

EFF Applauds House Passage of Surveillance Bill with No Telecom Immunity

Washington, D.C. - This morning the House of Representatives passed a compromise surveillance bill that does not include retroactive immunity for phone companies alleged to have assisted in the NSA's warrantless wiretapping program. The bill would allow lawsuits like the Electronic Frontier Foundation's case against AT&T to proceed while providing...

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