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EFF in the News

May 31, 2011

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is supporting California Assembly Bill SB 914, which would require police in that state to get a warrant before searching an arrestee's cell phone.

May 30, 2011
eHealth and Fitness Magazine

The EFF, or Electronic Frontier Foundation, acts as consumers’ first line of defense for their digital rights. It is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1990 and is currently centered in San Francisco, California.

May 27, 2011
O'Reilly Radar

He asserted a strong role for government, given the power that our connectedness now brings. Sarkozy has referred to the Internet as "a territory to conquer" in the past, a position that Electronic Frontier Foundation founder John Perry Barlow made clear he opposed.

May 27, 2011
Cnet News

"The fact that your credit card information is stored on a secure chip doesn't matter that much because if the bad guys can take over the phone, they can control the Google App," said Chris Palmer, technology director at the Electronic Frontier Foundation who formerly worked on Android security as a senior software engineer at Google. "They can wait for it to be launched and grab your credentials."

May 25, 2011 Threat Level

John Perry Barlow—EFF co-founder, Grateful Dead lyricist, and, improbably, now a rancher—arrived in Paris and began tweeting up a storm from the e-G8 summit gathered there this week to discuss the future of the internet.

May 25, 2011
Courthouse News Service

In the underlying Colorado suit, Righthaven asks both for statutory damages and control of the domain where the alleged copyright infringement occurred. The Electronic Frontier Foundation says this is a standard clause in all Righthaven suits.

May 24, 2011
MSNBC - Dylan Ratigan Show

EFF's Peter Eckersley talks about open wi-fi.

May 24, 2011
All Gov

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed its civil case after the Justice Department refused to fulfill a Freedom of Information Act request seeking a copy of the memo that was drafted by the Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) on January 8, 2010.

May 24, 2011
ZD Net Australia

Some commentators say that mobile vendors themselves aren't taking security seriously. Electronic Frontier Foundation technology director Chris Palmer, who was also a former Android security framework engineer, said in a January 2011 blog post that mobile systems "lag far behind the established industry standard" for security.

May 24, 2011

Even recent amendments to the lawsuit contract didn’t correct this problem, Democratic Underground attorneys with the San Francisco-based nonprofit online freedom group the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) wrote in their filing.


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