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EFF's 17th Birthday Party

After a day at Macworld, join EFF in celebrating our 17th year of defending digital rights! Since 1990, EFF has been there fighting for freedom and civil liberties. The birthday bash will be on January 15, 7-11 PM, at 111 Minna Gallery in San Francisco. Headliners Adrian & the...

EFF Protects Free Speech Rights for New Jersey Blogger

Manalapan, NJ - A Superior Court judge in New Jersey quashed a bogus subpoena for the identity of an anonymous blogger Friday, protecting the free speech rights of a critic writing about a local government controversy. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) represented the anonymous blogger, known as "daTruthSquad," on a...

Apple and Think Secret Settle Lawsuit

Today, Apple news site Think Secret announced it has settled Apple's lawsuit against it. While the terms have not been disclosed, "no sources were revealed and Think Secret will no longer be published." The Think Secret suit, filed several years ago, sought to hold Think Secret liable for posting...

New FOIA Reform Bill Passes House & Senate

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is a rare example of a government program that actually serves the public. Journalists, citizens, and all sorts of public interest organizations (EFF included) use FOIA to bring to light government documents and information that would otherwise remain hidden from public view. But FOIA’s...

Friday Court Fight Over Blogger's Free Speech Rights

Freehold, NJ - On Friday, December 21, at 10:30 a.m. ET, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) will urge a Superior Court judge in New Jersey to preserve the free speech rights of an anonymous blogger facing legal threats from local government officials. The blogger, writing as "daTruthSquad" on a site...

EFF at Macworld Expo

Visit the EFF booth at the Macworld Expo in San Francisco. Booth number to be announced. http://www.macworldexpo.com/

The 17th Annual Pioneer Awards

The 17th Annual Pioneer Awards will be presented on March 4th, 2008 in conjunction with the O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference (ETech) at the San Diego Marriott Hotel and Marina 333 West Harbor Drive San Diego, CA 92101 see http://w2.eff.org/awards/pioneer/ for more information.

EFF Applauds Senator Reid's Decision to Delay Surveillance Bill Until January

Washington, D.C. - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced today that due to the contentious nature of proposals to provide amnesty for telecoms that participated in the National Security Agency's (NSA) warrantless wiretapping program, further debate on the surveillance bill in the Senate would be delayed until January 2008. Reid's...

Senate Showdown over Telecom Surveillance

The Senate showdown over whether to exonerate telecommunications companies for illegally surveilling their customers is underway. Senators Dodd, Feingold and Kennedy have lead the charge. All three made awesome and eloquent arguments for a transparent and accountable government. Senator Chris Dodd (CT) has been my hometown Senator my whole life...

Copyright in Canada: No Longer Business As Usual

It's been a roller-coaster few weeks for digital rights activists in Canada. A few weeks ago, rumors began circulating that the current minority Conservative government was going to present a copyright reform act before the New Year. Unlike previous reform attempts, this new law was preceded by no public consultation...

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