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Electronic Frontier Foundation:
House passes USA Freedom Act to limit NSA mass collection of Americans' phone metadata, bill now goes to Senate   —  In Landslide Vote, House Overwhelmingly Passes USA Freedom Act without Amendments  —  Is this the year Congress passes a bill to limit NSA spying?  The House of Representatives certainly hopes so.
May 13, 2015, 6:00 PMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
EFF pulls support for USA Freedom Act after court ruling that the Patriot Act's Section 215 does not authorize mass collection of telephone metadata   —  ACLU v. Clapper and the Congress: How The Second Circuit's Decision Affects the Legislative Landscape  —  The U.S. Court of Appeals …
May 12, 2015, 9:05 PMIn context
Rebecca Jeschke / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
USPTO ruling invalidates key claims in infamous Personal Audio patent after EFF petition, curtailing the ability of patent trolls to threaten podcasters   —  EFF Busts Podcasting Patent, Invalidating Key Claims at Patent Office  —  Ruling from USPTO Invalidates All Claims Used to Threaten Podcasters
Apr 10, 2015, 4:45 PMIn context
Mitch Stoltz / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Entertainment Software Association seeks to prevent restoring functionality of old video games on copyright grounds, even for museums and archives   —  Videogame Publishers: No Preserving Abandoned Games, Even for Museums and Archives, Because All “Hacking” is Illegal
Apr 9, 2015, 3:05 PMIn context
Rebecca Jeschke / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Human Rights Watch files suit against the DEA for collecting records of international calls made from US   —  Human Rights Watch Sues DEA Over Bulk Collection of Americans' Telephone Records  —  EFF Lawsuit Challenges Drug Enforcement Administration Surveillance of International Call Records
Apr 8, 2015, 1:30 PMIn context
Farbod Faraji / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
New South Wales Attacks Researchers Who Found Internet Voting Vulnerabilities   —  A security flaw in New South Wales' Internet voting system may have left as many as 66,000 votes vulnerable to interception and manipulation in a recent election, according to security researchers.
Apr 7, 2015, 12:00 AMIn context
Kit Walsh / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
EFF seeks DMCA exemptions to modify and inspect car source code to make DIY auto repairs possible and keep diagnostic information accessible to mechanics   —  Automakers Say You Don't Really Own Your Car  —  EFF is fighting for vehicle owners' rights to inspect the code that runs their vehicles …
Apr 3, 2015, 5:17 PMIn context
Dave Maass / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
EFF Outlines Plan to Fix the Broken Patent System   —  New ‘Defend Innovation’ Whitepaper Addresses Vague Software Patents, Patent Trolls  —  San Francisco - The U.S. patent system is in crisis, but there are clear steps Congress and the White House can take to mitigate the impact of vague patents …
Feb 24, 2015, 9:20 AMIn context
Dave Maass / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
South Carolina prisons have imposed heavy penalties on over 400 prisoners for using social media, mostly Facebook   —  Hundreds of South Carolina Inmates Sent to Solitary Confinement Over Facebook  —  In the South Carolina prison system, accessing Facebook is an offense on par with murder, rape, rioting, escape and hostage-taking.
Feb 14, 2015, 12:10 PMIn context
Rainey Reitman / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
EFF's Game Plan for Ending Global Mass Surveillance   —  We have a problem when it comes to stopping mass surveillance.  —  The entity that's conducting the most extreme and far-reaching surveillance against most of the world's communications—the National Security Agency—is bound by United States law.
Jan 27, 2015, 10:50 AMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
The Detroit Bus Company enriches students in quest to improve mass transit  —  The small bus line runs a free, door-to-door shuttle for neighborhood kids, broadening their world by giving them a safe …
Avangate:
How to customize your website and marketing campaigns for international web traffic  —  Do you sell digital goods (Software, SaaS, eBooks etc) outside of North America?  Have you optimized your website to grow your global revenue?
Zoho:
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Twin Prime:
More bars in more places doesn't mean much for mobile performance  —  More bars in more places.  The motto of AT&T's marketing campaign through 2007 was simple and effective.  It promoted AT&T's network …