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Failcon: User Privacy: Where is the LIne?

EFF's Legal Director Cindy Cohn joins a panel discussing "User Privacy: Where is the Line?" at Failcon '10.
FailCon is the premier conference on start-up failures and how to prepare and recover from them.
Join over 400 entrepreneurs, developers, investors, marketers, service providers, press, and more at...

TEDxSoMa: Openness and Privacy

EFF Senior Technologist Seth Schoen will speak on openness at TEDxSoMa,a unique experience bringing together innovative ideas and people to grow the collective conscience. TEDxSoMa events hope to:
* Foster education, innovation and exploration
* Create an interactive experience
* Inspire collaboration and community

California Ban on Violent Videogames Violates First Amendment

Washington, D.C. - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and The Progress & Freedom Foundation (PFF) urged the United States Supreme Court Friday to protect the free speech rights of videogame creators and users, asking the justices to uphold a ruling throwing out unconstitutional restrictions on violent videogames.
At issue...

EFF Members-Only Speakeasy

Join EFF staff members for a special Bay Area happy hour on Tuesday, September 28th. EFF's Speakeasy is a free gathering for current members only and space is limited. Members will receive a personal invitation with location details by email on Monday, September 20th. For more information, contact

DIY Citizenship

EFF Senior Staff Attorney and Kahle Promise Fellow Corynne McSherry will be speaking at the opening event of DIY at the downtown campus of the University of Toronto. She will join Henry Jenkins is the Provost's Professor of Communications, Journalism, and Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California. They...

20th Annual Entertainment Law Institute

EFF Senior Staff Attorney and Kahle Promise Fellow Corynne McSherry will speak on "Navigating the DMCA Safe Harbors: Lessons from Viacom v. Google and Other Cases.
Other conference topics include:
* Recent Court Cases
* The State of the Texas Film and Music Industry

Open Video Conference

EFF Senior Staff Attorney and Kahle Promise Fellow Corynne McSherry will speak about EFF v. Burning Man at The Open Video Conference (OVC), a multi-day summit of thought leaders in business, academia, art, and activism coming together to explore the future of online video.
When: October 1, 2010 5:30-6:30...

EFF Says Violating Company Policies Is Not a Computer Crime

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) urged a federal appeals court Tuesday to dismiss charges that would turn any employee use of company computers in violation of corporate policy into a federal crime.
In U.S. v. Nosal, an ex-employee is being prosecuted on the claim that he...

Jack-Booted Thugs and Copyright Enforcement

When it comes to copyright enforcement and the government, EFF frequently warns that giving government agents a reason to censor, search, seize, and indict must be taken very seriously. Without safeguards and a thorough accounting of the consequences, laws and policies targeting so-called "pirates" can be used to pry away...


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