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UMG v. Veoh: Big Win for Online Video

Earlier this week, a federal court in Los Angeles ruled that Veoh, an online video hosting service similar to YouTube, qualifies for a DMCA safe harbor that protects the service from monetary damages for copyright infringements committed by its users. The plaintiff, Universal Music...

What Information is "Personally Identifiable"?

Mr. X lives in ZIP code 02138 and was born July 31, 1945.
These facts about him were included in an anonymized medical record released to the public. Sounds like Mr. X is pretty anonymous, right?
Not if you're Latanya Sweeney, a Carnegie Mellon University computer science...

Who Controls Data About Public Transportation?

How should city transit authorities treat independent software developers who make use of public schedule data? What approach results in the best experience for their passengers and customers?
Two models appear to be emerging to answer this question. One, typified by New York City's MTA and Washington, DC's...

EFF Geek Reading with xkcd Creator Randall Munroe

Come to 111 Minna in San Francisco to meet xkcd creator Randall Munroe!
This EFF Geek Reading features Randall Munroe, creator of the cult webcomic xkcd! Reddit and Breadpig founder Alexis Ohanian will be emceeing the event, which will include a visual presentation as well as...

National Coalition of Authors Urge Rejection of Google Book Search Deal

New York - A coalition of authors and publishers—including best-sellers Michael Chabon, Jonathan Lethem, and technical author Bruce Schneier—is urging a federal judge to reject the proposed settlement in a lawsuit over Google Book Search, arguing that the sweeping agreement to digitize millions of books ignores critical privacy rights for...

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