EFF in the News
This week, the digital rights group Electronic Frontier Foundation -- which has opposed Righthaven in other lawsuits -- filed a new set of court papers with Kane again asking him to dismiss Righthaven's pending cases, VegasInc.com reports.
The EFF has been pressing for a decisive dismissal with prejudice or on summary judgment grounds so Righthaven can’t sue the same defendants again over the same alleged infringements should it revise its Denver Post lawsuit contract.
"It is nearly impossible for a speaker to anticipate what distress his tweets might prompt in any specific listener or group of listeners," wrote the Electronic Frontier Foundation in an amicus brief filed in Cassidy's defense.
But the backlash has been strong from the Electronic Frontier Foundation (in this eloquent statement) and others as they advocate for those who need pseudonyms to express themselves without fear of being ostracized, fired, arrested or physically targeted.
Die Technik, mit der Regime das Netz überwachen, stammt aus Europa und den USA, schreibt EFF-Aktivistin Jillian York. Sie fordert Ethikstandards und Exportkontrollen.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation and John Doe defense lawyers have complained about the tactics used by Steele and other lawyers.
Kevin Bankston, with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, represented plaintiffs suing the NSA. He argued that his clients suffered "concrete injuries" from having their communications intercepted and that the district court wrongly found those injuries represented a "generalized grievance."
Lawyers for the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) [advocacy website] on Wednesday urged the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit [official website] in Seattle to preserve two lawsuits over the warrantless surveillance of US citizens.
Appearing before the court in Seattle, EFF Legal Director Cindy Cohn and Senior Staff Attorney Kevin Bankston argued against the dismissal of EFF's two lawsuits, Hepting v. AT&T and Jewel v. NSA, along with the 32 other cases against various telecommunications carriers.