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EFF in the News

July 22, 2011
InformationWeek

The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a cyber-liberties group, has appealed for attorneys licensed to practice in the U.S. to provide their contact information to help advise companies targeted by so-called patent trolls.

July 22, 2011
InformationWeek

The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a cyber-liberties group, has appealed for attorneys licensed to practice in the U.S. to provide their contact information to help advise companies targeted by so-called patent trolls.

July 22, 2011
cnet.com privacy-inc

In a legal brief filed yesterday in what is likely to be a precedent-setting case, the Justice Department claimed that the Electronic Frontier Foundation had previously agreed that being forced to type in your passphrase was legal and did not violate Americans' rights to self-incrimination.

July 22, 2011
WallStreetJournal.com

Even some privacy advocates who lambasted Buzz, Google's prior social-networking effort, have lauded Google+. "The product has been designed to make it easier to share with one group of your friends while retaining some measure of privacy with respect to your family, coworkers or other groups of friends," said Peter Eckersley, a senior technologist at privacy-advocacy group Electronic Frontier Foundation, in an email.

July 21, 2011
v3.co.uk

Julie Samuels, a staff attorney with the EFF, explained that the campaign is in response to an increase in cases brought by so-called 'patent trolls' against individual application developers.

July 21, 2011
prnewswire.com

Barlow is renowned for his vigorous defense of the Internet's openness. He penned 'A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace' in 1996, established the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) in 1990 and has written extensively on the Internet's expansion and development for Wired Magazine and The New York Times.

July 21, 2011
Death and Taxes Magazine

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) announced today that its Tor Challenge had resulted in the creation of 549 new Tor relays thanks to the efforts of those who took up the challenge. The total number surpasses EFF’s goal by 449 Tor relays.

July 21, 2011
Network World

After talking to Rebecca Jeschke of the EFF, the "key" here for anyone who might encounter the police in terms of potentially being involved with Anonymous....Either print out or memorize the EFF's Tips for Talking to the Police [PDF].

July 20, 2011
dslreports.com

The EFF has already pointed out some serious problems with the plan, ranging from users only being able to use the "open hotspot excuse" once, to users having to shell out $35 to protest their innocence

July 20, 2011
Lubbock Online | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

The EFF has taken a closer look at agreement reached between big content providers (read MPAA and RIAA) and major ISP's (AT&T, Verizon, Comcast, etc.) to help enforce copyright, and it's not very pretty. Corynne McSherry and Eric Goldman report on what they found in the Deeplinks blog.

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