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Even with EFF's Congressphone, activism is a hard sell

August 5, 2013

Getting hackers to do anything as a collective has been derided as being as pointless as herding cats, but the Electronic Frontier Foundation is betting that an old school phone booth planted in the middle of Defcon will attract attention like fresh tuna to a feline.

The First Amendment advocacy group has set up what it's calling a "CFAA DC Dialer" phone in a classic glass and steel phone booth in hopes of leveraging the ongoing surveillance scandal and other recent events to convince the hacker faithful to ask their congressional representatives to sign laws that will be more favorable to hackers.

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