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Eva Galperin / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Troubling Brazilian Cybercrime Law Makes a Comeback   —  Some bad ideas just won't die.  In 2008, the Brazilian Senate passed a cybercrime bill that would have limited freedom of expression and threatened privacy online.  Strong public opposition, including a speech by then-President Luiz …
Aug 25, 2011, 5:00 PMIn context
Eva Galperin / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
BART Pulls a Mubarak in San Francisco   —  This week, EFF has seen censorship stories move closer and closer to home — first Iran, then the UK, and now San Francisco, an early locus of the modern free speech movement.  Operators of the Bay Area Rapid Transit system (BART) …
Aug 12, 2011, 9:45 PMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
HTTPS Everywhere   —  HTTPS Everywhere 1.0 has been released, and the project is out of beta.  Version 1.0 includes support for over 1,000 new sites, a better UI, and performance improvements.  Click here to install it!  —  HTTPS Everywhere is a Firefox extension produced as a collaboration between …
Aug 5, 2011, 4:55 PMIn context
Corynne McSherry / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Court Refuses to Return Seized Domain Name, Claims Shutting Down Speech Doesn't Cause a Substantial Hardship   —  In a cursory opinion issued today that left us scratching our heads, a federal judge has ruled that the government does not have to return a domain name seized by Immigration …
Aug 5, 2011, 12:50 PMIn context
Jillian York / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
A Case for Pseudonyms   —  pseu  ·do  ·nym  —noun a fictitious name used by an author to conceal his or her identity; pen name.  —  There are myriad reasons why individuals may wish to use a name other than the one they were born with.  They may be concerned about threats …
Jul 30, 2011, 1:30 PMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Prosecutors Demand Laptop Password in Violation of Fifth Amendment   —  San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) urged a federal court in Colorado today to block the government's attempt to force a woman to enter a password into an encrypted laptop, arguing in an amicus brief …
Jul 10, 2011, 1:50 PMIn context
Jillian York / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Australia Heads Down the Slippery Slope, Authorizes ISPs to Filter   —  Starting next month, the vast majority of Australia's Internet users will find their access censored, following a decision by the country's two largest providers—Telstra and Optus—as well as two smaller ISPs …
Jun 24, 2011, 8:40 PMIn context
Cindy Cohn / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
EFF and Bitcoin   —  For several months, EFF has been following the movement around Bitcoin, an electronic payment system that touts itself as “the first decentralized digital currency.”  We helped inform our members about this unique project through our blog and we experimented …
Jun 20, 2011, 11:55 PMIn context
Julie Samuels / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Apple Should Stand Up and Defend its Developers   —  We've been waiting expectantly for Apple to step up and protect the app developers accused of patent infringement solely for using a technology that Apple required they use in order to sell their apps in Apple's App Store.
May 20, 2011, 4:05 PMIn context
Bankston / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
EFF Applauds New Electronic Privacy Bill That Tells the Government: Come Back With a Warrant!   —  Today, Senator Patrick Leahy introduced much-needed legislation to update the Electronic Communication Privacy Act of 1986, a critically important but woefully outdated federal privacy law in desperate need of a 21st century upgrade.
May 18, 2011, 8:45 AMIn context

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