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July 12, 2011
Enterprise Security Today

Chris Palmer of the Electronic Frontier Foundation said those exposed by the leak "should probably be changing their passwords urgently."

July 12, 2011
Enterprise Security Today

Chris Palmer of the Electronic Frontier Foundation said those exposed by the leak "should probably be changing their passwords urgently."

July 12, 2011
techcrunch.com

It’s a conflict that’s been raging for some time in various forms and jurisdictions, but with support from on high, the EFF as co-pilot, and the 5th amendment in play, this case could go all the way to the top. Repercussions would be fairly fundamental to the way computer security works.

July 12, 2011
ITWorld

A lawyer for the defendant, Ramona Fricosu, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and civil rights groups said forcing someone to give up a password, or type it in, violates the Fifth Amendment rule against self incrimination because it forces the defendant to help gather information that might help the prosecution.

July 11, 2011
ThreatPost

Fricosu stands accused of taking part in fraudulent real-estate transactions according to an EFF press release.

July 11, 2011
WashingtonPost.com

Chris Palmer of the Electronic Frontier Foundation said those exposed by the leak “should probably be changing their passwords urgently.”

July 11, 2011
dslreports.com

The EFF goes on to complain that the "education" material users will be directed to by the "Center for Copyright Information" is unsurprisingly a rather one-sided exploration of copyright issues.

July 10, 2011
All Things Considered

Staff Attorney Hanni Fakhoury of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, which is urging a federal court in Colorado to block the government’s attempt to force a woman to enter a password into an encrypted laptop — it has argued in an amicus brief that it would violate her Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination.

July 10, 2011
examiner.com

EFF Senior Staff Attorney Marcia Hofmann said, "Decrypting the data on the laptop can be, in and of itself, a testimonial act -- revealing control over a computer and the files on it.

July 9, 2011
Kansas City Info Zine

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) urged a federal court in Colorado to block the government's attempt to force a woman to enter a password into an encrypted laptop, arguing in an amicus brief that it would violate her Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination.

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