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EFF Files Comments with Copyright Office on Pre-1972 Sound Recordings

EFF yesterday filed comments in response to the Copyright Office’s recent Notice of Inquiry regarding the “desirability and means of bringing sound recordings fixed before February 15, 1972, under Federal jurisdiction.”
Pre-1972 sound recordings are the vestigial tail of copyright law, a subset of works that are carved out...

Copyright Troll Gives Up in Porn-Downloading Case

Dallas, TX - An adult video company has dropped its flawed lawsuit accusing hundreds of Internet users of illegally downloading pornography. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and Public Citizen (PC) are counsel for the anonymous defendants at the request of the court.
Late last week, Mick Haig Productions dismissed...

EFF Uncovers Widespread FBI Intelligence Violations

EFF has uncovered widespread violations stemming from FBI intelligence investigations from 2001 - 2008. In a report released today, EFF documents alarming trends in the Bureau’s intelligence investigation practices, suggesting that FBI intelligence investigations have compromised the civil liberties of American citizens far more frequently, and to a greater...

From Mad Men to Mad Bots: Advertising in the Digital Age

EFF Senior Staff Attorney Lee Tien will participate on a panel discussion regarding Online Advertising Privacy at Yale Law School's Information Society Project's Spring Symposium.
Additional information will be added as it becomes available.

Atlanta Federal Bar Association Vance Forum on the Bill of Rights

February 7, 2011

Lee Tien, EFF Senior Staff Attorney, will speak about the amicus brief filed by EFF and the Progress & Freedom Foundation (PFF) urging the United States Supreme Court to protect the free speech rights of videogame creators and users, asking the justices to uphold a ruling throwing...

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Mozilla Leads the Way on Do Not Track

Earlier today, Mozilla announced plans to incorporate a Do Not Track feature into their next browser release, Firefox 4.1. Google also announced a new privacy extension today, but we believe that Mozilla is now taking a clear lead and building a practical way forward for people who want...

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Early Lessons from the Tunisian Revolution

Last week's post about the increasingly draconian and desperate measures the Tunisian government was taking to censor bloggers, journalists, and activists online was rapidly made irrelevant by subsequent events. Over the next few days, Tunisian dictator El Abidine Ben Ali promised not to run for re-election in 2014, then...

Don't Sacrifice Security on Mobile Devices

Increasingly powerful mobile phones are making Internet access and use more convenient than ever. However, the security of mobile operating systems is not as mature or as strong as that of workstation and server operating systems. Platforms like Windows and Ubuntu receive security scrutiny, and regular and frequent updates to...


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