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FISA News Roundup

As the Senate prepares to vote on amendments to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act this week -- including the crucial Dodd-Feingold amendment to strip telecom immunity from the bill -- the web is lighting up with news and analysis. A few highlights: Attorney General Michael Mukasey and Director of National...

Fred von Lohmann speaks at USC's "24/7: A DIY Video Summit" in Los Angeles

Panel 3: DIY Media: The Intellectual Property Dilemma Moderator: Jennifer Urban Panelists: Yochai Benkler, Lawrence Lessig, Fred von Lohmann New technologies and Internet distribution are allowing society to experience an explosion of creative works made by ordinary people, youth, and social groups traditionally excluded from the mainstream art and media...

Senate Votes on Surveillance Law This Week

This week, Senators finally cast their votes on amendments to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). This is a critical week for the privacy and civil liberties of all Americans — the amendments are the last chance the Senate has to prevent handing the Administration a blank check to spy...

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EFF Takes Aim at Bogus Online Gaming Patent

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is challenging a bogus online gaming patent threatening small businesses and innovators of multi-player Internet games. Sheldon F. Goldberg was awarded the illegitimate patent for the "method and system of playing games on a network," and claims to own rights in all...


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