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Sixth Circuit Court Protects the Right to Reverse Engineer

Big Win in Printer Cartridge Case Suggests Ways to Limit Use of DMCA In a huge victory for consumers, the Sixth Circuit Court ruled today that printer manufacturer Lexmark cannot use the controversial Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) to stop its competitors from creating and selling cartridges that...

E-voting Ground Zero on November 2

EFF, Verified Voting Lead Teams of Experts, Hold Press Conference on Election Day Nationwide - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has been asked by the nationwide non-partisan Election Protection Coalition (EPC) to lead a team of technology lawyers who can serve as experts on Nov. 2 if troubles come up...

EFF Challenges Secret Court Order

Motion Demands Information About the Seizure of Indymedia's Servers Texas - Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) attorneys have filed a motion to unseal a secret US federal court order that led to the seizure of two servers hosting several websites and radio feeds belonging to Indymedia, a global collective of...

Look Before You E-vote - Proof Your Ballot!

Early voting has begun across the country and we're starting to see just how touchy some of the touchscreen voting machines can be. We're hearing that voters in New Mexico and Texas are trying to cast ballots for one candidate but finding that the machine lights up for another. This...

Resources for Voters in E-voting Hotspots

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation is redistributing a press release from Verified Voting Foundation announcing the release of several key resources for voters in e-voting "hotspots." Voters Guides include step-by-step instructions for voting on the most commonly used electronic voting machines. There are also maps detailing...

California Pollworkers Told to Withhold Information from Voters

Santa Clara County, CA - Pollworkers in Santa Clara County are being trained not to offer voters a chance to use paper ballots instead of electronic voting machines, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has learned. California Secretary of State Kevin Shelley mandated in May that all polling places offer a...

Diebold Coughs Up Cash in Copyright Case

False Accusation of Infringement Results in Hefty Payment of Legal Fees, Damages California - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) capped its historic victory in a copyright abuse case against electronic voting machine manufacturer Diebold today. The corporation agreed to pay $125,000 in damages and fees. The settlement, a win for...

Indymedia Servers Mysteriously Reappear, But Questions Remain

San Francisco, CA - Rackspace Managed Hosting, the San Antonio-based company that manages two Indymedia servers seized by the US government last Thursday, said yesterday that the servers have been returned and are now available to go back online. Immediate access to the servers, which host Indymedia's Internet radio station...

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