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Electronic Frontier Foundation:
US State Department will not classify “cyber products” as munitions in export control list   —  VICTORY: State Department Decides Not to Classify “Cyber Products” as “Munitions”  —  This week, the U.S. Department of State's Defense Trade Advisory Group (DTAG) met to decide whether to classify …
Oct 31, 2015, 2:00 AMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
US regulators grant exemptions to DMCA's DRM rules for jailbreaking, remixing DVDs and Blu-rays, preserving video games, researching and modifying car software   —  Victory for Users: Librarian of Congress Renews and Expands Protections for Fair Uses  —  The new rules for exemptions …
Oct 27, 2015, 10:15 PMIn context
Dave Maass / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
CA Gov. Brown signs S.B. 178, the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act, requiring a warrant before police can access digital records   —  Victory in California!  Gov. Brown Signs CalECPA, Requiring Police to Get a Warrant Before Accessing Your Data
Oct 8, 2015, 6:30 PMIn context
Parker Higgins / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Aborted Wikipedia ban in Russia and GitHub ban in China show how HTTPS encryption can limit censorship as governments are reluctant to block the entire sites   —  Russia's Wikipedia Ban Buckles Under HTTPS Encryption  —  Dueling forces of encryption and government censorship came to a head …
Aug 30, 2015, 3:05 PMIn context
Rebecca Jeschke / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
EFF's browser extension Privacy Badger out of beta; 1.0 blocks super-cookies and browser fingerprinting   —  Privacy Badger 1.0 Blocks the Sneakiest Kinds of Online Tracking  —  Browser Add-On Prevents Data Collection from Ads and Other Hidden Trackers  —  San Francisco …
Aug 7, 2015, 4:10 AMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
ICANN considering changes that would disallow proxy registration for domains used for commercial purposes, could put user privacy at risk   —  Changes to Domain Name Rules Place User Privacy in Jeopardy  —  TG Storytime is a free community website for transgender authors, operated by Joe Six-Pack …
Jun 24, 2015, 11:20 PMIn context
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

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