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EFF in the News

September 20, 2011

“We hope legislators won’t treat the passage of patent reform legislation in 2011 as an excuse to ignore the growing troll problem, which stymies innovation, hurting individual inventors, small businesses, and our economy at large,” writes the Electronic Frontier Foundation's (EFF's) Julie Samuels.

September 19, 2011

“I think perhaps the hottest issue right now is location. Location, location, location,” says Kevin Bankston, senior staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) in San Francisco.

September 17, 2011
The New York Times

But privacy advocates like Lee Tien, a senior staff lawyer at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a digital rights group, say the government would need new privacy laws or regulations to prohibit identity verifiers from selling user data or sharing it with law enforcement officials without a warrant.

September 15, 2011

Corynne McSherry from the Electronic Frontier Foundation reviews the AG's lawsuit, and concludes that they don't have a snowball's chance.

September 15, 2011
Death and Taxes Magazine

California is considering the Reader Privacy Act (SB 602) with support from the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the ACLU—but it would still be superseded by the federal law in the form of the Patriot Act.

September 14, 2011

“Would you want your neighbors to know the last 100 websites you visited?” That’s how a spokeswoman for the Electronic Frontier Foundation explained the bill’s coercive nature to us.

September 12, 2011

It is run by the Electronic Frontier Foundation in cooperation with several prestigious law schools from across the US.

September 12, 2011
The New York Times

“The levels of internal security controls used by issuers varies enormously, and therein lies the problem,” said Peter Eckersley, a director at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a digital civil liberties group in San Francisco that has studied the sector

September 12, 2011

In response to being called on this huge ethics violation, Stone petulantly dropped the case and blamed the judge for bringing in Public Citizen and the EFF -- while basically ignoring the massive ethics violation and questions raised about whether or not he had received settlements from people whose identity he wasn't supposed to know yet.

September 12, 2011

However, groups such as the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the Center for Democracy and Technology, the Electronic Privacy Information Center, and several members of Congress including Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., have spoken out against certain aspects of the bill.


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