EFF in the News
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has released version 1.0 of the HTTPS Everywhere plugin for the Firefox web browser to increase security on the web.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has taken up the cause of protecting Du Daobin, Zhou Yuanzhi, Liu Xianbin and other Chinese political activists in their efforts to prevent American technology companies (such as Cisco Systems, Inc.) from aiding the Chinese Communist Party in their efforts to suppress political speech.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation said in the blog post announcing the release that it encompasses more than 1,000 popular sites, including Google Search, Wikipedia, Twitter, Facebook, bit.ly, GMX, Wordpress.com blogs, The New York Times, Paypal, EFF.org, Tor, and Ixquick.
The split can include the game developers, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the Humble Bundle project, and Child’s Play, a charity that donates toys, games, books and cash to children’s hospitals across North America.
Next, we posed our question to Jason Schultz, a law professor at the University of California, Berkeley who has been involved in patent-busting efforts at the Electronic Frontier Foundation. He said he also supports changes to patentable subject matter, but like Ravicher he wasn't optimistic that Congress or the courts will enact them. But in a wide-ranging conversation, he suggested some more modest reforms that could improve the performance of the patent system.
“With smart phones, tablet computers, and laptops, we carry around with us an unprecedented amount of sensitive personal information,” said EFF Staff Attorney Hanni Fakhoury. “This is sensitive data that’s worth protecting from prying eyes.”
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), which has been aiding various defendants in copyright lawsuits brought by Righthaven (commonly referred to as a “copyright troll”), and has filed an amicus brief in support of a defendant moving to dismiss the RIghthaven v. Wolf case – the lead federal court case in Colorado, according to the organization.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is heading to Las Vegas this week for DEF CON 19, the elite conference that gathers hackers, crackers, journalists and FBI agents together under one roof to discuss all things cyber.
In addition to supporting your massive backlog of unplayed games, the Humble Indie Bundle supports the EFF and Child's Play.
EFF filed a friend-of-the-court brief today urging a federal court to block the government's use of the federal anti-stalking law to prosecute a man for posting criticism of a public figure to Twitter.