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July 14, 2011
InformationWeek

Backing Dubois's position is the Electronic Freedom Foundation (EFF), which filed an amicus brief on Friday, arguing that compelling Fricosu to divulge her password would violate her Fifth Amendment rights.

July 14, 2011
DailyTech.com

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) group published a short blog post that highlights some issues related to the controversial framework.

July 13, 2011
Salon.com

As the Electronic Frontier Foundation argues on its website, "The motivation behind these cases appears to be to leverage the risk of embarrassment associated with pornography to coerce settlement payments despite serious problems with the underlying claims."

July 13, 2011
eWeek.com

"Ordering the defendant to enter an encryption password puts her in the situation the Fifth Amendment was designed to prevent: having to choose between incriminating herself, lying under oath or risking contempt of court," EFF attorney Marcia Hofmann said.

July 13, 2011
eWeek.com

"Ordering the defendant to enter an encryption password puts her in the situation the Fifth Amendment was designed to prevent: having to choose between incriminating herself, lying under oath or risking contempt of court," EFF attorney Marcia Hofmann said.

July 13, 2011
TechNewsWorld

It's the encryption," said EFF staff attorney Hanni Fakhoury. The issue comes down to whether the government has the right to force the defendant to become complicit in her own incrimination.

July 13, 2011
theregister.co.uk

However, such an order would be in breach of Fifth Amendment protection against self incrimination, according to papers filed by the Electric Frontier Foundation (EFF) in support of Fricosu.

July 13, 2011
Computerworld.com/

Should the feds be allowed to decrypt your files by force? Ramona Fricosu and the Electronic Frontier Foundation think not, citing the Fifth Amendment. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers weigh up the pros and cons.

July 13, 2011
Law.com

The memo was signed by Kurt Opsahl, senior staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, which joined the website's defense team led by Laurence Pulgram of Fenwick & West. EFF is a non-profit advocacy group for civil rights.

July 12, 2011
L.A. Times

"There has yet to be a big court case over apps, so you cannot say 100% that it would be protected as free speech," said Samuels of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. "But given how the court has ruled in the last few years, any law … regulating apps would most likely be struck down.

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