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March 16, 2011
NetworkWorld.com

What would copyright-infringing porn downloaders - and those wrongly accused of being such - do without the support of the Electronic Frontier Foundation?

I'll tell you what: They'd get their pants sued off ... and not in a manner that anyone but a copyright troll would consider fair or just.

March 15, 2011
boingboing

Now, EFF has more liberated documents than it can handle, so it's seeking volunteers to help look through the document dumps for significant material:

March 15, 2011
rcrwireless.com

At a debate on net neutrality later in the day, Cindy Cohn, legal director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation( EFF), and John Bergmayer, staff attorney for Public Knowledge, discussed the issue with moderator Maggie Reardon, a senior writer at CNet.

March 15, 2011
LockerGnome

In his article WikiLeaks and the Urge to Classify [The Net Effect, Index on Censorship, March 2011], The Electronic Frontier Foundation’s David Sobel points out that a political environment failing to be open sets itself up for others to force transparency by revealing classified information to the public — often by illegal means.

March 15, 2011
Huffington Post

These are just some of the findings of an Electronic Frontier Foundation study of nearly 2,500 pages of FBI documents from 2001 to 2008. The documents report violations of the rules governing FBI investigations to the Intelligence Oversight Board -- a commission charged with overseeing the Intelligence Community's compliance with the Constitution and other applicable laws.

March 15, 2011
eurekalert.org

When Barack Obama took office as president in January 2009, he identified transparency as one of the highest priorities on his agenda for change. Writing in the current issue of Index on Censorship, David L Sobel, senior counsel at the Electronic Frontier Foundation in the US, suggests that the president's early promises remain unfulfilled. He argues that, with the US government's failure to deliver on its commitment to openness, leaks are one of the few means of holding government to account.

March 15, 2011
eweekeurope.co.uk

The three users, American computer security researcher Jacob Appelbaum; Birgitta Jonsdottir, a member of the Icelandic parliament; and Rop Gonggrijp, a Dutch computer programmer, were supported by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

March 15, 2011
Huffinton Post

These are just some of the findings of an Electronic Frontier Foundation study of nearly 2,500 pages of FBI documents from 2001 to 2008. The documents report violations of the rules governing FBI investigations to the Intelligence Oversight Board -- a commission charged with overseeing the Intelligence Community's compliance with the Constitution and other applicable laws.

March 14, 2011
InformationWeek

The three individuals -- @ioerror, or Jacob Appelbaum, an American computer security researcher and programmer; @birgittaj or Birgitta Jonsdottir, a member of the Icelandic parliament; and @rop_g or Rop Gonggrijp, a Dutch activist and computer programmer -- were supported by attorneys, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), which challenged the order on the grounds that it was overly broad and violated its clients' civil rights. The ACLU and EFF plan to appeal Judge Buchanan's ruling, the organizations said.

March 13, 2011
Pacific Free Press

The judge rejected arguments by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), and private attorneys representing the account holders, dismissing claims that there were First Amendment issues involved because the activists "have already made their Twitter posts and associations publicly available."

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