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Podcast Episode: Chronicling Online Communities

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Anonymity Preserved for Creator of MySpace 'Spoof' Profiles

Cook County, IL - The president of a Chicago suburb has dropped his attempt to obtain the identity of an anonymous MySpace user after the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed an amicus brief detailing how the petition violated both the First Amendment and a federal statute that protects the privacy...

Judges Urged to Curtail Random Searches of Travelers' Laptops

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) urged an appeals court today to review a flawed decision allowing random and invasive searches of travelers' computers at the U.S. border.
The news media has reported extensively on these searches as well...

Judge Shoots Down Universal's Bogus Infringement Allegations

San Francisco - A federal judge has shot down bogus copyright infringement allegations from Universal Music Group (UMG), affirming an eBay seller's right to resell promotional CDs that he buys from secondhand stores.
Troy Augusto, represented by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and law firm Keker & Van Nest,...

Animal Welfare Group Battles Online Censorship of Rodeo Videos

Chicago - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) asked a federal court today to protect the free speech rights of an animal welfare group after its video critiques of animal treatment at rodeos were removed from YouTube due to sham copyright claims.
The group Showing Animals Respect and Kindness (SHARK)...


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