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CES 2007: DRM, Device "Integration," HD Cable on the PC

Michael Gartenberg sums up one theme of CES nicely: "A few years ago, it was all about convergence, the merging of all functionality into a single device. This year, it's all about how to integrate the diversity of devices that consumers are using into a whole that allows for...
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Back Off, Eli Lilly

On January 4, a federal judge issued an injunction prohibiting the whole world from posting links to important documents about Eli Lilly's drug, Zyprexa, on a public wiki. On January 8, EFF was in court on behalf of one of the wiki's contributors. Here's the story in a nutshell. ...

CES 2007: What Disney Said!

This evening at CES 2007, Disney's CEO Bob Iger delivered a keynote jam-packed with multimedia glitz. But here's the line that got the spontaneous audience applause: "The best way to combat piracy is to bring content to market on a well-timed, well-priced basis." In fact, he didn't say a...

CES 2007: What Gary Said

We're here in Las Vegas at CES 2007, reporting on the fair use technologies that are either in danger, or nonexistent, thanks to legal threats from Hollywood and the major record labels. So it was great to hear CEA chief Gary Shapiro say, during his morning keynote opening...

Florida Voters Challenge Judge's Shutdown of Election Investigation

Ruling Impedes Search for Answers in Sarasota County Congressional Race Tallahassee, Fla. - A bipartisan group of Florida voters today challenged a court ruling that is preventing a thorough, independent investigation into alleged voting machine failures in the state's 13th congressional district race. The appeal asks for a reversal of...

EFF Defends Right to Link from Internet Wiki

Legal Battle Over Controversial Prescription Drug Zyprexa San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) today defended the First Amendment rights of a citizen-journalist to link from a public "wiki" to electronic copies of damaging internal Eli Lilly documents relating to the controversial prescription drug Zyprexa. At today's hearing, federal...
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Follow the Media-to-Congress Money Trail

Want to know if your Congressional representatives filled their campaign coffers with the entertainment industry's cash? Look no further than the Center for Public Integrity's awesome Media Tracker. The new version helps you learn more about major media companies, including a detailed history of all campaign contributions to all...

EFF Backs DontDateHimGirl.com in Defamation Case

Controversial Website Shielded by Federal Law Protecting Internet Free Speech Pittsburgh - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) urged a Pennsylvania court today to dismiss defamation claims against the controversial website DontDateHimGirl.com, arguing that federal law shields the website from liability to protect the free flow of information online. DontDateHimGirl.com was...

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