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Sign the ACTA Communiqué and Tell Negotiators to Protect Your Rights

As we now know, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement — allegedly conceived to reduce the flow of fake physical goods across borders — could cut people off of the Internet, turn Internet intermediaries into copyright cops, and create a global framework that puts severe restrictions on innovation.
With the ...

'Hot News' Doctrine Could Stifle Online Commentary and Criticism

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), the Citizen Media Law Project (CMLP), and Public Citizen Monday urged the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to consider the critical First Amendment questions at issue in a case asserting "hot news misappropriation" -- a doctrine that a federal...

Open Letter to Facebook: More Privacy Improvements Needed

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), the ACLU of Northern California, and a coalition of privacy groups are urging Facebook to give users true control over their personal data by taking six critical steps to protect members' information.
In an open letter sent to CEO Mark Zuckerberg...

Meet and Greet with EFF's Cindy Cohn

Seattlites! Come say "hi" to EFF's Legal Director Cindy Cohn at an informal get together at Bastille Cafe & Bar on June 24 from 8-10:30pm. Cindy will be happy to answer questions about EFF's work or online civil liberties in general.
Thursday, June 24th, 8:00-10:30PM
Bastille Café...

EFF Asks Judges to Quash Subpoenas in Movie-Downloading Lawsuits

Washington, D.C. - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) asked judges in Washington, D.C., Wednesday to quash subpoenas issued in predatory lawsuits aimed at movie downloaders, arguing in friend-of-the court briefs that the cases, which together target several thousand BitTorrent users, flout legal safeguards for protecting individuals' rights. Public Citizen and...

EFF Fights for Your Right to Resell CDs in Monday Hearing

Seattle - On Monday, June 7, at 9 a.m., a federal appeals court in Seattle will hear oral argument in a case where the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is fighting to uphold an eBay seller's "first sale" right to resell promotional CDs that he buys from secondhand stores.


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