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European Parliament to Sarkozy: No "Three Strikes" Here

Despite last minute attempts by the French government to divide them, European
MEPs today voted decisively against "three strikes", the IFPI-promoted plan to
create a class of digital outcasts, forbidden from accessing the Net if
repeatedly accused by music companies of downloading infringing content.
In a...

Liberate the B-24 Liberator!

Who owns the B-24, the bomber that helped win World War II? U.S. taxpayers paid for it, Consolidated Aircraft built it, U.S. military pilots flew it, but Lockheed Martin says it owns the bomber—or at least it owns the name.
Some readers may already be familiar with the case...

State Secrets Claim Should Not Bury Important Surveillance Lawsuit

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) urged a federal judge Monday to allow an important government surveillance lawsuit to have its day in court, despite the government's attempt to bury the case using the state secrets privilege.
The case is Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation v. Bush, which alleges...

EFF Asks Court to Limit What Is Patentable

In re Bilski is an appellate court case that provides an opportunity to eliminate business method patents and curtail efforts to claim monopolies on basic human skills, behaviors, and interactions. Bilski is challenging the rejection of his application for a patent on a method of managing the risk of bad...

Courtroom Showdown for eBay Seller Over Promo CD Sales

Los Angeles - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and San Francisco law firm Keker & Van Nest filed briefs in federal court Monday on behalf of eBay seller Troy Augusto, defending his right to resell promotional CDs ("promo" CDs) that he buys from secondhand stores in the Los Angeles area.
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EFF Wins Another Speedy Release of Telecom Lobbying Records

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) won another battle against the government Friday over the release of information about a campaign to change federal surveillance law.
A federal judge ordered the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) to provide...

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EU Politicians Strike Back Against Three Strikes

Last time we wrote about the EU's Bono Report on the Cultural Industries, it was
to
href="http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2007/12/music-industry-europe-filter-pressure">warn
of a rightsholders' hijack. Lobbying groups like
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were encouraging amendments that would give a European Union stamp of approval to ISP
filtering content, blocking...

Emily Berger speaks at New Media Artists and the Law

New Media Artists and the Law
April 18, 2008 at 7:00 pm PT
Location
The Kirsch Conference Center
60 South Market Street
Tenth Floor
San Jose, CA
California Lawyers for the Arts is pleased to present a conversation between Emily A. Berger, Intellectual...

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