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Sen. Specter Changing His Tune on FISA Court?

For the last several months, Senator Arlen Specter has pushed for legislation that could threaten vigorous judicial oversight of the NSA spying program by sweeping cases into the shadowy FISA court system. We have urged Specter to let cases proceed through the traditional court system, and, after several...

EFF to Fight Against Spying Case Delays in Friday Hearing

Judge to Consider Next Steps in Class Action Lawsuits San Francisco - On Friday, November 17, at 10:30 a.m., a federal judge in San Francisco will consider the next steps in the Electronic Frontier Foundation's (EFF's) class-action lawsuit against AT&ampT. EFF's suit accuses the telecom giant of collaborating with the...

EFF Asks Supreme Court to Tackle Secret Law

Americans Have the Right to See Laws They Must Follow Washington, D.C. - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and a coalition of non-profit organizations asked the U.S. Supreme Court Monday to hear a case challenging a secret law governing travelers in American airports. The case centers on the Transportation Security...

Lowering DRM Flags in Lame Duck?

Variety's Multichannel News reports that the telecommunications reform bill hangs in limbo after last week's election and is unlikely to be at the forefront in the next Congress. The Senate's version had been home to the broadcast and audio flag DRM mandates, so Hollywood and the recording...

Electronic Voting Machine Headaches Shut Out Citizens

Delays Mean Long Lines for Voters in Florida, Utah, and Other States San Francisco - Problems with electronic voting machine failures kept some polls from opening, created long lines, and left many voters puzzled about whether their votes were counted in Tuesday's high stakes election. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF...

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