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EFF in the News

April 5, 2011
InfoZine

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has teamed up with the law firm of Winston & Strawn to represent Kelly Coyne and Erik Knutzen, authors of The Urban Homestead: Your Guide to Self-sufficient Living in the Heart of the City, as well as their publisher, Process Media.

April 5, 2011
Techdirt

However, as the EFF notes, it has clear evidence of the roving wiretap being abused, which it found via some FOIA documents.

April 4, 2011
PogoWasRight.org

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) urged the Oregon Supreme Court to block warrantless searches of arrestees’ cell phones Friday, arguing in an amicus brief that granting law enforcement free rein to search data on the devices violates basic privacy protections guaranteed by the Constitutio

April 4, 2011
Cato@Liberty

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has unearthed an interesting case of an improper use of surveillance in an investigation where the FBI had obtained “roving wiretap” authority. In a bizarre turn, the Bureau ended up eavesdropping on young children rather than their adult suspects for five days

April 4, 2011
eweekeurope.co.uk

The EFF urged that the Council recommend that member states adopt strong legal safeguards and due process before disclosure of individuals’ search records to government bodies, EFF international rights director Katitza Rodriguez said in a blog post last week.

April 4, 2011
Cato @ Liberty

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has unearthed an interesting case of an improper use of surveillance in an investigation where the FBI had obtained "roving wiretap" authority.

April 4, 2011
Social Times

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) says it is much more than that:

Mobile Carrier Delays Harm Internet Security

The EFF places the blame squarely on the mobile phone carriers.

April 4, 2011
eWeek Europe

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is urging the Council of Europe to step up the privacy safeguards for users’ data collected by search engines.

April 3, 2011
New York Times

“It’s a completely surreal realization that nation states can be seriously confronted by teenagers, but that’s where we’re at,” said John Perry Barlow, the Grateful Dead lyricist who co-founded the Electronic Frontier Foundation in 1990 to help defend young computer hackers. “One very smart person can take on an entire nation state.”

April 3, 2011
Bradenton Herald

By not recording, FDOT avoids facing potentially thorny privacy issues, said Rebecca Jeschke, spokeswoman for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a privacy watchdog group in San Francisco.
“What happens when it is subpoenaed in a traffic case?” she said. “What happens if a divorce lawyer wants it? It just creates a lot of questions.”

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