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Massive FBI Data-Mining Project Needs Congressional Oversight

Washington, D.C. - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) called on Congress today to examine the Investigative Data Warehouse (IDW) -- a massive FBI data-mining project that includes a billion records, many of which contain personal information on American citizens. Supporting its request, EFF provided Congress with its new report on...

Cindy Cohn at Cleveland City Club

Cindy Cohn will be speaking at Cleveland City Club May 1, 2009.
The Obama administration is facing one of its first big tests on executive authority and government secrecy in addressing the Bush administration’s warrantless wiretapping program. Legal challenges to the program present profound questions about the use...

Wiki Operator Sues Apple Over Bogus Legal Threats

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed suit against Apple Inc. today to defend the First Amendment rights of an operator of a noncommercial, public Internet "wiki" site known as BluWiki.
EFF and the San Francisco law firm of Keker & Van Nest represent OdioWorks LLC, which...

Seth Schoen at LinuxFest Northwest

EFF Technologist Seth David Schoen will be speaking at the 10th Anniversary of LinuxFest Northwest in Bellingham, WA! Seth will be giving two talks (see below) so be sure to stop by and find out what EFF is up to! Event admission is free and open to the public. For...

Wikipedia Threatens Artists for Fair Use

Can a noncommercial critical website use the trademark of the entity it critiques in its domain name? Surprisingly, it appears that the usually open-minded folks at Wikipedia think not.
Last February, a pair of artists, working with several collaborators, created a Wikipedia article and invited the general public to...

EFF Urges Kentucky Judges to Uphold Block on Domain Name Seizure

Frankfort, KY - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT), and the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky (ACLU of Kentucky) on Friday urged the Kentucky Supreme Court to uphold an appeals court ruling that blocked state officials from ordering out-of-state registrars to turn over...

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Obama's Transparency Promise: We're Still Waiting

When President Obama – in one of his first official acts – committed his new administration to an "unprecedented" level of transparency, EFF applauded the change in policy. Likewise, when Attorney General Holder, at the President's direction, issued new guidelines liberalizing agency implementation of the Freedom of Information Act...


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