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Rebecca / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
EFF Asks Court to Protect Craigslist from Defamation Suit   —  San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and a coalition of public interest groups and law professors have asked a California appeals court to protect craigslist from a lawsuit that could spur websites to be less helpful …
Sep 3, 2010, 12:25 AMIn context
Rebecca / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Reading, Writing, and RFID Chips: A Scary Back-to-School Future in California   —  Scary news from California's Contra Costa County — school officials there have reportedly decided to track some preschoolers with RFID chips, thanks to a federal grant supplying the funding.
Sep 1, 2010, 3:50 AMIn context
Richard / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Musopen Wants to Give Classical Music to the Public Domain   —  Music lovers take note: the classical music archive Musopen needs your help to liberate some classic symphonies from copyright entanglement.  Museopen is looking to solve a difficult problem: while symphonies written by Beethoven …
Aug 26, 2010, 11:05 AMIn context
Julie / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Steve Jobs Is Watching You: Apple Seeking to Patent Spyware   —  It looks like Apple, Inc., is exploring a new business opportunity: spyware and what we're calling “traitorware.”  While users were celebrating the new jailbreaking and unlocking exemptions, Apple was quietly preparing to apply …
Aug 24, 2010, 12:30 PMIn context
Julie / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Jury Invalidates One of EFF's ‘Most Wanted’ Patents   —  Good news in the fight against bad software patents: a jury in the Eastern District of Texas recently found the Firepond/Polaris patent (U.S. Patent No. 6,411,947) invalid.  This patent was on EFF's “Most Wanted” list …
Aug 24, 2010, 3:35 AMIn context
Kurt / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
How to Protect Your Privacy on Facebook Places   —  Yesterday, Facebook introduced Places, a new location feature that competes with popular services like Foursquare, Google Latitude, Loopt, and Gowalla.  Places allows Facebook users to ‘check in’ to real world locations and to tag their friends as present …
Aug 19, 2010, 7:55 PMIn context
Tim Wayne / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Government Uses Social Networking Sites for More than Investigations   —  In the midst of recent controversies over Facebook's privacy settings, it's easy to forget how much personal information is available from other sources on the Internet.  But the government remembers.
Aug 16, 2010, 11:15 PMIn context
Cindy Cohn / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
A Review of Verizon and Google's Net Neutrality Proposal   —  Efforts to protect net neutrality that involve government regulation have always faced one fundamental obstacle: the substantial danger that the regulators will cause more harm than good for the Internet.
Aug 11, 2010, 12:55 AMIn context
Rebecca / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Court Rejects Warrantless GPS Tracking   —  Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit today firmly rejected government claims that federal agents have an unfettered right to install Global Positioning System (GPS) location-tracking devices on anyone's car without a search warrant.
Aug 6, 2010, 2:15 PMIn context
Corynne / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Breaking Down the 2009 DMCA Rulemaking, Part 1: Victory for Vidders   —  Now that the dust has settled on the long-awaited announcement of new DMCA circumvention exemptions, it's time for an explanation of what these exemptions will (and will not) do for consumers and creators.
Jul 29, 2010, 9:00 PMIn context

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