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US v. Cassidy

EFF filed an amicus brief in this case in support of a man who was indicted under the a federal anti-stalking statute for repeatedly tweeting caustic criticisms of a public figure, a Buddhist sect leader who herself made extensive use of social media. In December, 2011, the judge agreed with...
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Mick Haig Productions v. Does 1-670

On September 21, 2010, Mick Haig Productions -- producer of the adult film Der Gute Onkel -- filed a copyright infringement suit in federal court against 670 anonymous alleged BitTorrent file sharers. On September 30, 2010, the Plaintiff filed a motion for expedited discovery in order to obtain permission to...

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Righthaven v. Democratic Underground

Democratic Underground -- represented by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), Fenwick & West LLP, and attorney Chad Bowers -- was sued by Righthaven LLC on August 10 for a five-sentence excerpt of a Las Vegas Review-Journal news story that a user posted on the forum, with a link back to...

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Righthaven v. Wolf

Righthaven v. Wolf is the lead case of over fifty lawsuits filed by Righthaven LLC in the District of Colorado. On March 31, 2011 Righthaven sued Leland Wolf for alleging infringing a Denver Post photograph titled “TSA Agent performs enhanced pat-downs," by virtue of a parody of the photo posted...

Who's on the Intelligence Oversight Board? Government Won't Say

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed suit today against the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) demanding records of who is on the Intelligence Oversight Board (IOB) -- the presidentially appointed, civilian panel in charge of reviewing all misconduct reports for American intelligence agencies.
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Stop the Piecemeal: Obama Administration Should Fully Free Communications Tech Exports to Syria (& Companies Should Help)

EFF has long complained about export restrictions by the U.S. Departments of Treasury and Commerce that deny citizens access to vital communications tools. In the past, this has affected, among others, Zimbabwean activists trying to obtain hosting providers, Syrian businesspeople networking on LinkedIn, and ordinary Iranians...

Government Violates Free Speech Rights with Domain Name Seizure

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) urged a federal appeals court in an amicus brief today to order the return of two domain names seized by the U.S. government in violation of the First Amendment.
The domain names -- Rojadirecta.com and Rojadirecta.org, owned by Spanish company Puerto...

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