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EFF in the News

May 23, 2011
BBC Mundo

"A priori no es posible controlar la informacion que se difunde en internet a menos que se impongan medidas draconianas como las implementadas en algunos países autocráticos que, por ejemplo, filtran palabras claves" afirma a BBC Mundo Katitza Rodríguez, de la Electronic Frontier Foundation, una organización que defiende los "derechos digitales".

May 23, 2011
iSource

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has issued a statement which calls on Apple to defend their iOS developer community against the patent lawsuit threats being made by Lodsys.

May 23, 2011
The Jerusalem Post

Another tactic has been to intercept users’ communications with Facebook in what is popularly known as a man-in-the-middle attack, according to another Internet advocacy group, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).

May 22, 2011
New York Times

“Using it for activism is a risky gambit,” said Peter Eckersley, a staff technologist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a digital privacy group that is looking into reports of an anonymous effort to hack into people’s Facebook accounts in Syria.

May 22, 2011
Pacific Free Press

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) disclosed that the secret state satrapy that brought us COINTELPRO and employed Al-Qaeda triple agent Ali Mohamed as a "confidential informant," refuses to tell us what that authority is or how their abusive power-grab squares with rights guaranteed by the Constitution.

May 22, 2011
PCWorld

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) expects Apple to step up and defend developers. An EFF blog post declares, "We've been waiting expectantly for Apple to step up and protect the app developers accused of patent infringement solely for using a technology that Apple required they use in order to sell their apps in Apple's App Store."

May 21, 2011
TUAWB: The Unofficial Apple Web Blog

Julie Samuels, a Staff Attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), said Apple should join forces with its developers to dispute patent infringement complaints Lodsys, LLC sent to several independent iOS app-makers last week.

May 21, 2011
ABC - Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Radio interview with EFF's Jillian York and Peter Eckersley.

May 20, 2011
NPR - On the Media

More than 900 people are estimated to have died in street protests in Syria as Bashar Al-Asad’s government cracks down on dissent. The regime has also taken its fight online, exploiting activists’ reliance on social networking sites in order to combat opposition. The EFF's Jillian York talks about the innovative ways the regime is trying to use the internet against activists.

May 20, 2011
Cnet News

In a post on the group's blog today, EFF staff attorney Julie Samuels said Apple has put developers in a difficult position by requiring them to use within their apps in-app purchase (IAP), a mechanism that's been targeted by a third-party group that says the technology infringes on its patents.

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