privacy protection act

Radical Library/Publisher and Prison Support Group Settle Lawsuit with FBI and UC-Berkeley Police over Improper Raid

Berkeley, CA - Two radical groups have settled their lawsuits over an armed, over-broad police raid after the law enforcement agencies agreed to delete improperly seized computer data and pay $100,000 in damages and attorney's fees. Moreover, the University of California-Berkeley Police Department (UCBPD) acknowledged that at the time of the raid one of the groups qualified for federal protections designed to protect journalists, publishers, and other distributors of information from police searches, despite the police's persistent denial of that status throughout the lawsuit.

Date Released: 
Wed, 04/11/2012
Subscribe to RSS - privacy protection act

Stay in Touch

NSA Spying

EFF is leading the fight against the NSA's illegal mass surveillance program. Learn more about what the program is, how it works, and what you can do.

Follow EFF

Egypt's draft cybercrime law undermines freedom of expression: https://eff.org/r.w3ns

Apr 28 @ 11:40am

EFF tells the Federal Circuit: Don't reward patent trolls that lie in wait before filing lawsuits. https://eff.org/r.oko8

Apr 28 @ 11:30am

We've updated our HTTPS configuration and now have an A+ rating from SSL Labs. Here's how we did it: https://eff.org/r.le56

Apr 28 @ 11:11am
JavaScript license information