Press Releases: May 2013

Computer Scientists Urge Court to Block Copyright Claims in Oracle v. Google API Fight

San Francisco - Dozens of computer scientists urged an appeals court today to block the copyright claims over application programming interfaces (APIs) in the Oracle v. Google court battle, arguing that APIs that are open are critical to innovation and interoperability in computers and computer systems.
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EFF and ACLU Sue LA Law-Enforcement Agencies Over License-Plate Reader Records

San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California (ACLU-SC) today jointly filed suit against two Los Angeles-area law-enforcement agencies over their failure to produce records related to the use of automatic license plate readers (ALPRs).
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