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EFF15: The Best Laid Plans . . .

I didn't plan to become a copyfighter. As a fresh-faced grad student, I was planning to spend my life as an academic, writing about the social construction of property through the lens of feminist legal theory. But the plan started going a little haywire when I started...

EFF15: No Place I'd Rather Be

Contrary to what you might imagine, watching Elvis and Xena the Warrior Princess casually saunter by doesn't necessarily mean that you've lost your mind. For me, it meant that I was finally home. Rumor has it that working for EFF is a spectacularly cool gig. The secret's out...

EFF Launches Cooperating Techs Listserv

Service Will Connect Technologists with Civil Liberties Cases Are you a technologist interested in helping out on civil liberties cases? Are you an attorney looking for some help understanding technical issues in lawsuits? EFF is setting up a listserv to help connect technologists to attorneys on cases that are core...

Equal Opportunity IP

When word got out recently that a trademark application for the San Francisco-based nonprofit group Dykes on Bikes was rejected, EFF did some further research into the grounds for rejection. It turns out that despite the more than 400 pages of scholarship submitted in support of the application, the...

TSA Continues Secure Flight Deception

Last week, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) reaffirmed [PDF] in a letter to Congress that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) violated the Privacy Act, lying to the public about collecting and using private data in testing Secure Flight. The letter also reveals that the TSA collected over 100...

EFF15: My Conversion Moment

(As part of the EFF15 Blog-a-thon, some EFF staff and interns will be posting stories explaining their personal connection to online freedom. For more posts in this series, click here. ) It was February 1994, and I was reading what was then the ninth issue that WIRED magazine...

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