minilinks for 2009-16-12
MiniLinks by Hugh D'Andrade
December 16, 2009
- NYT Editorial: Twitter Tapping
The Times' editorial board speaks out in support of EFF's lawsuit seeking government guidelines for the monitoring of social networking sites.
- District Court: Personal E-Mail From Work Still Privileged
A federal prosecutor had a reasonable expectation of privacy when he sent personal email to his lawyer over government computers, the US District Court for the District of Columbia ruled.
- Ohio Justices: Cell Phone Searches Require Warrant
The New York Times reports on the Ohio Supreme Court ruling in favor of privacy for cell phone users.
- Indie Music Boss Resigns from UK's RIAA Over Digital Economy Bill
Anthony Hall says the 3-strikes legislation would bring government powers that will "haunt the industry."
- Streaming Doesn't Exist
Cory Doctorow explains why streaming music and movies will never solve the entertainment industry's woes.
- Hackerspaces and the Law
EFF's Jennifer Granick at Noisebridge talks about how hackerspaces can avoid problems with courts and police.
- "Copying Is Not Theft"
Nina Paley, animator of "Sita Sings the Blues," is back with a new animation all about the fun of copying.
- WWII Propaganda Posters
Designer Brian Moore has created a series of posters in the tradition of WWII propaganda posters -- with 25% of proceeds going to support EFF!