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Righthaven Case Ends in Victory for Fair Use

San Francisco - In a victory for fair use, the publisher of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Stephens Media, filed papers yesterday conceding that posting a short excerpt of a news article in an online forum is not copyright infringement. The concession will result in entry of a judgment of non-infringement...

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Who's Missing From Today's SOPA Hearing? A Short List

The House Judiciary Committee will meet today for a hearing on the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). What could have been an opportunity for the committee to hear from a variety of stakeholders has devolved into a parade of pro-SOPA partisans. Scheduled to testify are representatives from the Register...

An Explosion of Opposition to the Internet Blacklist Bill

On the eve of the House Judiciary Committee's hearing on the Stop Internet Piracy Act—where five witnesses will appear in favor of the bill to just one against—a broad group of tech companies, lawmakers, experts, professors, and rights groups have come out against the bill.
The statements, written by...

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No Room for Free Expression in Egypt

When Hosni Mubarak was ousted from the Egyptian presidency in February, Egypt's revolutionaries saw a new beginning: an Egypt in which individual rights--including the right to free expression--would be respected. Just nine months later, with several prominent bloggers languishing in prison and countless other civilians tried by military courts for...

EFF Mourns the Passing of Ilya Zhitomirskiy

EFF mourns the passing of Ilya Zhitomirskiy, the 22-year-old co-founder of the Diaspora* project. His role at Diaspora*, a social network designed to preserve users' freedom, was just one of many expressions of his belief that a free and open Internet can improve people's lives. Ilya was a friend to...

Members-Only Speakeasy: Chicago

Join Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) Staff Attorney Julie Samuels for drinks next Monday, November 21st in Chicago! Discover EFF's latest work in intellectual property from our resident patent expert, and learn more about the continuing fight to defend your freedom online.EFF's Speakeasy events are free, informal...

Members-Only Speakeasy: Chicago

Join Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) Staff Attorney Julie Samuels for drinks next Monday, November 21st in Chicago! Discover EFF's latest work in intellectual property from our resident patent expert, and learn more about the continuing fight to defend your freedom online. EFF's Speakeasy events are free...

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