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August 30, 2011
PCWorld

The Electronic Frontier Foundation will ask the appeals court to reverse a decision dismissing the Jewel case. A lower court argued that since millions of Americans were spied on by the government, no single citizen had standing to sue the government. The court's reasoning in its ruling may be weak, since the government in its filings with the appeals court spends more verbiage reheating the national security chestnut than trying to defend the lower court's logic.

August 30, 2011
LWN.net

Update: see this EFF release for a lot more information; it does not look good.

August 29, 2011
Govtech.com

The Electronic Frontier Foundation, the Center for Democracy and Technology in Government, and several other organizations asserted in the emergency petition that Bay Area Rapid Transit’s (BART) purposeful shutdown on Aug. 11 of wireless service used by passengers engendered public safety and infringed on citizen rights.

August 29, 2011
Wired.com Threat Level

Nearly six years later, the merits of the lawsuits have never been addressed. The Electronic Frontier Foundation, which brought the leading cases, appealed, and contends that the litigation should never have been dismissed.

August 29, 2011
WashingtonPost.com

Public Knowledge, the Center for Democracy and Technology, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation said Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) didn’t have the authority to shut down cell service in some stations to deter organizers of a planned Aug. 11 protest.

August 26, 2011
Ars Technica

Those who have issues with the bill include the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and Google—and Henley suggests that both are borderline complicit in criminal activity because of their resistance.

August 26, 2011
Techdirt

Yet, as the EFF notes in the link above, if ICE were even mildly technically competent, it would have been able to tell before it seized the machines that King was running a Tor exit node, and thus was not the person connected to the IP (nor could he say who was).

August 26, 2011
Techdirt

Yet, as the EFF notes in the link above, if ICE were even mildly technically competent, it would have been able to tell before it seized the machines that King was running a Tor exit node, and thus was not the person connected to the IP (nor could he say who was).

August 25, 2011
TorrentFreak

A few hours ago the Electronic Frontier Foundation published an article on the subject, arguing that the authorities shouldn’t act as if IP-addresses are persons.

August 25, 2011
VegasInc.com

EFF attorneys, in an Aug. 2 brief, said the suits over Denver Post material are based on “sham” copyright assignments and they asked Kane to dismiss pending Righthaven cases with prejudice or on a summary judgment basis.

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