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Press Releases: February 2009

Animal Welfare Advocates Settle Online Video Battle With Cowboy Group

Animal Welfare Advocates Settle Online Video Battle With Cowboy Group Meritless Copyright Claims Won't Interfere With YouTube Rodeo Critiques For Immediate Release: Thursday, February 12, 2009 San Francisco - Animal welfare advocates and the world's largest rodeo-sanctioning organization have settled their copyright battle over YouTube videos, protecting the advocates' right...

EFF Calls on Federal Regulators to Protect Consumers from DRM

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) called on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) today to mitigate the damage that digital rights management (DRM) technologies cause consumers. In public comments submitted to the FTC today, EFF explained how DRM, backed by the anti-circumvention provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright...

Parody Website Back Online After Settlement of Bogus IP Claims

New York - An activist was able to relaunch her online campaign today after claims were settled out of court for the shutting down of her website challenging redevelopment efforts in New York City's historic Union Square. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) represented website creator Savitri Durkee, an activist concerned...

Thousands Sign Petition to Copyright Office Demanding Cell Phone Freedom

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) submitted a petition to the U.S. Copyright Office today signed by more than 8200 people demanding that the office lift the legal cloud hanging over cell phone customers who modify their phones. The petition was part of EFF's reply comment in the...

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