EFF in the News
"Whiste-blowing by definition threatens 'the interests of others,'" said EFF attorney Hanni Fakhoury. "Every time someone uploads a scoop to SafeHouse, they jeopardize someone's interest in order to inform the public of what's actually going on."
They're copyright trolls," says Corynne McSherry, intellectual property director at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a digital rights organization. "They take a dragnet approach to litigation."
Microsoft won support from tech frenemies Apple, Google, even open-source advocate Electronic Frontier Foundation.
On the flip side, however, we have the EFF's form, which makes it easy for you to tell your elected officials why you disapprove of PROTECT IP and would like them to vote against it. Unlike Universal Music's form, the EFF form appears to be totally and completely editable.
Luckily, the Electronic Frontier Foundation has put out a very quick and easy tutorial on how to disable the setting, part of their continuing efforts to protect the privacy of Facebook users.
You may have had a process server knock on your door and serve you legal papers. But as KQED's Peter Jon Shuler reports, someday the court might be able to serve papers through Facebook. Comment from EFF Staff Attorney Jennifer Lynch.
Poster I designed for the Electronic Freedom Frontier to help explain the Tor Project (ie what single handedly kept the internet running during the Egyptian revolution.) If you set up 5 or more Tor rallys, the EFF will send you a copy.
Electronic Frontier Foundation, a non-profit organization based in the United States, has been spearheading fight to defend free speech, privacy, innovation and consumer rights since its foundation in 1990.
In 2005, the Electronic Frontier Foundation cracked the anticounterfeiting code on a Xerox color laser printer; the documents the EFF examined were date- and time-stamped, and could be traced to the location of the printer.
The program was developed by the EFF and the Tor Project, a global network of servers offering anonymous Web surfing.