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Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Russia Blocks Access to Major Independent News Sites   —  Russia's government has escalated its use of its Internet censorship law to target news sites, bloggers, and politicians under the slimmest excuse of preventing unauthorized protests and enforcing house arrest regulations.
Mar 13, 2014, 11:50 PMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Mexican Protest Site Censored by GoDaddy — with the U.S. Embassy's Help   —  The Mexican website 1dmx.org (mirror here), was set up in the wake of a set of controversial December 1st 2012 protests against the inauguration of the new President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto.
Mar 5, 2014, 6:30 AMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
EFF's scorecard rates Obama's proposed NSA reforms at 3.5 out of 12   —  Rating Obama's NSA Reform Plan: EFF Scorecard Explained  —  Earlier today, President Obama announced a series of reforms to address abuses by the National Security Agency.  We were heartened to see Obama recognized …
Jan 17, 2014, 8:30 PMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Obama's NSA Reform Scorecard   —  Will Obama Hit the Mark on Real NSA Reform?
Jan 17, 2014, 2:25 PMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Google Removes Vital Privacy Feature From Android, Claiming Its Release Was Accidental   —  Yesterday, we published a blog post lauding an extremely important app privacy feature that was added in Android 4.3.  That feature allows users to install apps while preventing the app …
Dec 13, 2013, 12:40 PMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Encrypt the Web Report: Who's Doing What   —  We've asked the companies in our Who Has Your Back Program what they are doing to bolster encryption in light of the NSA's unlawful surveillance of your communications.  We're pleased to see that four companies—Dropbox, Google, SpiderOak and Sonic.net …
Nov 20, 2013, 3:40 PMIn context
Corynne McSherry / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Court Upholds Legality of Google Books: Tremendous Victory for Fair Use and the Public Interest   —  It's a good day for fair use and sane copyright law.  After years of litigation, Judge Denny Chin has ruled that the Google Books project does not infringe copyright.
Nov 14, 2013, 6:05 PMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
TPP Leak Confirms the Worst: US Negotiators Still Trying to Trade Away Internet Freedoms   —  After years of secret trade negotiations over the future of intellectual property rights (and limits on those rights), the public gets a chance to looks at the results.
Nov 13, 2013, 8:05 PMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Lodsys settled for nothing with Kaspersky Lab to avoid a ruling on the merits of its claims   —  Patent Troll Lodsys Settles for Nothing to Avoid Trial  —  Today we learned just how determined the patent troll Lodsys is to avoid a ruling on the merits of its claims.
Oct 2, 2013, 10:05 PMIn context
Parker Higgins / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Copyright Industries Pushing for Search Engine “Voluntary Agreements,” Despite Risks to Users   —  A Congressional hearing and a glossy new paper published yesterday by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) both underscore a major push by the copyright lobby to establish extra-legal …
Sep 19, 2013, 9:05 PMIn context

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