EFF in the News
Long delays, however, can render once-timely information irrelevant. And the real causes of the hold-ups may not only be limited staff resources but may also include an agency’s desire to control its public image, says David Sobel, the senior counsel at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a nonprofit group that advocates for government transparency and consumer digital rights.
This morning I want to point to four disconnected stories–all from this week!–that, taken together, point up the importance of a strong civil liberties advocate in online legal discussions. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has been just such an advocate for more than 2 decades now, and supporting their work, whether by joining or making a one-time donation, has only become more crucial.
The problems with the stop-gap plan, EFF director for international freedom of expression Jillian C. York wrote, were numerous.
For starters, York said there was no transparency in the selection of the internet addresses to be blacklisted, and no accountability from the regulatory bodies creating the blacklists.
Yesterday, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed an amicus ("friends of the court") brief in Golan v. Holder, a case of great importance before the Supreme Court that will affect our understanding of the public domain for years to come.
As Congress wrestles with a weak-kneed legislative solution and corporations slowly erode the underlying dynamics of the Internet, the government’s network neutrality policies have come under fire from an unlikely vantage: the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a group known as something like the American Civil Liberties Union of cyberspace.
For the second time in a week, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has won the dismissal of an infringement case filed by copyright troll Righthaven LLC.
"Our personal computers contain an unprecedented amount of highly sensitive personal information like medical histories, financial status, political affiliation and more," said Hanni Fakhoury, a staff attorney with the San Francisco-based Electronic Frontier Foundation, which works to protect people's rights regardless of technology.
The Electronic Frontiers Foundation in the US has decided it will no longer accept donations via Bitcoin.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation on Wednesday filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California against the Redmond, based Microsoft Corp. for misusing the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), Gamasutra reports.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation is firing back at the U.S. government for domain seizures related to a Spanish sports streaming site Rojadirecta..com.