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EFFector - Volume 14, Issue 3 - BayFF Meeting Examines the Future of Informediaries

   
   EFFector       Vol. 14, No. 3       Feb. 16, 2001     editor@eff.org
                                      
   A Publication of the Electronic Frontier Foundation     ISSN 1062-9424
                                      
  IN THE 163nd ISSUE OF EFFECTOR (now with over 26,400 subscribers!):
  
     * BayFF Meeting Examines the Future of Informediaries, Next Month
     * EFF Job Opening: Membership Coordinator
     * EFF Announces "Brown Bag Lunch" Speakers Bureau<
     * Administrivia
       
   For more information on EFF activities & alerts: http://www.eff.org
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BayFF Meeting Examines the Future of Informediaries, Next Month

      Media Advisory
      
  Mar. 19, 2001 BayFF on Infomediaries
  
    Come Check It Out
  
      Join EFF in a discussion about the future of recent products and services
      that aim to protect your privacy for you.
      
   The newest copy of this announcement is available at:
http://www.eff.org/bayff/20010319_bayff_announce.html WHO: Electronic Frontier Foundation, & guest speakers (TBA). Music by UKUSA WHAT: "BayFF" Panel Discussion: "Infomediaries: Protectors of Your Personal Information Online, or Evolutionary Dead Ends?" WHEN: Monday, Mar. 19, 2001, 7PM PT WHERE: Berkeley Center for Law & Technology UC-Berkeley Law School (Boalt Hall), Rm. 110 Berkeley, CA 94720-7200 (510) 642-8073 or (415) 436-9333 x101 This event is free and open to the general public. Food and beverages will be served. More event details, including speakers, forthcoming. BayFF is first and foremost a real-space event, meant to serve as an educational forum for the local community, as well as a catalyst for like-minded activists. Locals, please show your support in person! BayFF fans and followers that are scattered across the country and around the world can access this month's BayFF WebCast at: http://www.eclipsnow.com February's BayFF will be Webcast by Eclipsnow! which has kindly donated its services to EFF. Eclipsnow! has been Webcasting corporate events, public affairs music and entertainment since 1996. It requires Windows Media Player as far as we know (though RealPlayer 8 might also work.) For directions to the event, you can use free services like http://www.mapquest.com or http://maps.yahoo.com to generate driving directions or maps. For CalTrain and Muni directions, please call their information lines. You can subscribe to receive future BayFF annoucements. To subscribe, email majordomo@eff.org and put this in the text (not the subject line): subscribe bayff. The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading civil liberties organization working to protect rights in the digital world. Founded in 1990, EFF actively encourages and challenges industry and government to support free expression, privacy, and openness in the information society. EFF is a member-supported organization and maintains one of the most-linked-to Web sites in the world: http://www.eff.org Continuing over 10 years of defending civil liberties online, EFF presents a series of regular meetings to address important issues where technology and policy collide. These meetings, entitled "BayFF" Bay-area Friends of Freedom), kicked off on July 10, 2000, and will continue on a monthly basis. For more information, see: The Electronic Frontier Foundation: http://www.eff.org BayFF Meetings Info Page: http://www.eff.org/bayff Contact: Katina Bishop Director of Education & Offline Activism Electronic Frontier Foundation +1 415 436 9333 x101 katina@eff.org _________________________________________________________________ EFF Job Opening: Membership Coordinator The Electronic Frontier Foundation ( http://www.eff.org ), in San Francisco, is looking for a creative, high energy, full-time membership coordinator to maintain and increase our membership. If you're interested in working with a nonprofit doing cutting edge work on issues where technology and civil liberties collide, this is a great place to be. The position has room for creativity and growth while working with EFF's dynamic 15-member staff. The job requires attention to detail, and includes tracking and acknowledging membership donations (database training available), handling membership renewals and special appeals, responding to membership queries, and identifying, organizing and staffing information booths at relevant public forums. She/he will work directly with EFF's Development Director. Experience a plus, but not required. Competitive benefits, pay commensurate with experience. EFF is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages women and people of color to apply. Email r?sum? with cover letter to: membersearch@eff.org by Mar. 1 (preferrably sooner). _________________________________________________________________ EFF Announces "Brown Bag Lunch" Speakers Bureau Tired of the Same Old Lunch?-- Try EFF's "Brown Bag" and Hear About the Hottest Issues in Cyberspace Are you tired of the same old boring lunch each day? Do you think people at your company could use a little encouragement to do the right thing when it comes to protecting free speech and privacy rights? If you're located in the San Francisco Bay Area, have we got a deal for you! The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) announces a new "brown bag" lunch program, where EFF staff members will come to your place of business and talk to you about the hottest issues in cyberspace. We can update you on the work we are currently doing and/or tailor the talk to emphasize the issues that are specific to you. If you'd like to take advantage of our free speaker's bureau, find out how to schedule these lunches from the appropriate people at your company and then send an email to jmantell@eff.org to get on our calendar. We look forward to talking with you! _________________________________________________________________ Administrivia EFFector is published by: The Electronic Frontier Foundation 454 Shotwell Street San Francisco CA 94110-1914 USA +1 415 436 9333 (voice) +1 415 436 9993 (fax) http://www.eff.org Editor: Stanton McCandlish, EFF Advocacy Director/Webmaster (editor@eff.org) Membership & donations: membership@eff.org General EFF, legal, policy or online resources queries: ask@eff.org Reproduction of this publication in electronic media is encouraged. Signed articles do not necessarily represent the views of EFF. To reproduce signed articles individually, please contact the authors for their express permission. Press releases and EFF announcements & articles may be reproduced individually at will. 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