Press Releases: October 2007

Fair Use Advocates Issue Principles for Protecting Online Videos

San Francisco - Online video-hosting services like YouTube have ushered in a new era of free expression online, as well as vigorous copyright enforcement efforts. Today, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and a coalition of leading public interest groups issued a "Fair Use Principles" document that sets out six concrete...

EFF Suit Demands Telecom Lobbying Records from Director of National Intelligence

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, October 17, 2007 San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed suit against the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) today, demanding any information about telecommunications companies' efforts to get off the hook for their role in the government's illegal electronic surveillance of...

Illegal Government Surveillance Opens Door to More Privacy Violations

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) told a congressional committee today that the government's illegal dragnet electronic surveillance opens the door to even more privacy violations for ordinary Americans. The sheer volume of personal information collected and the databases in which that information is stored create a giant...

EFF Engages Veteran Lobbyists to Take Fight Against Warrantless Wiretapping to Capitol Hill

Thomas J. Downey and Adam M. Eisgrau Will Work to Block Amnesty for Telecoms San Francisco - As Congress debates letting the telecom industry off the hook for its compliance with illegal government surveillance of millions of ordinary Americans, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has enlisted two veteran lobbyists to...