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Get Your Vote On

Polls are opening around this country, but early voters are already facing significant delays due to voting machine problems. Machines have reportedly failed to turn on or have abruptly stopped working. If you run into any problems, call 866-OUR-VOTE and make sure that you...

Craigslist Sex Ad Scammer Seeks to Silence Critics

Baseless Copyright Claims Used to Shut Down Debate Over Privacy Controversy San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed suit today against the man behind "craigslist-perverts.org" -- a website that publicized responses to fake personal advertisements posted on Craigslist.org -- on behalf of an online journalist who criticized the...

DMCA Subpoenas Should Not Be Abused to Silence Speech

The much maligned Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) allows a copyright holders to unmask an Internet user's identity based on a mere allegation of infringement without filing an actual lawsuit or providing the user any due process. DMCA 512(h) is troubling enough when used in cases of actual infringement, but...

Self-Help Group Bullies Net Critics

Landmark Forum Violates Constitution and Federal Law by Trying to Chill Speech San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is fighting a controversial self-help group's coordinated, illegal campaign to silence Internet critics. San Francisco-based Landmark Education, known for its Landmark Forum motivational workshops, is trying to suppress an investigative...

Stats Expert: Paperless Voting Spells Disaster in Election 06

Statisticians are trained experts in data collection, so it's worth paying special attention to the American Statistical Association President's timely letter [PDF] about accurately counting votes in the upcoming national election. President Sallie Keller-McNulty warns that, "[W]e can expect between five to twenty federal elections and dozens of local...

EFF Releases Bloggers' Guide for Investigating Government Agencies

Freedom of Information Act Can Help Researchers Uncover Important Records Washington, D.C. - Bloggers across the Internet have shown that you don't have to be part of the mainstream media to uncover an important story and tell it to the world. But how do you start investigating a big story...

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