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Micah Lee / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Privacy in Ubuntu 12.10: Amazon Ads and Data Leaks   —  Earlier this month the eagerly awaited free software operating system Ubuntu 12.10 was released, and it includes a slew of new features (YouTube link), some of which have infuriated users because of privacy concerns.
Oct 31, 2012, 1:55 AMIn context
Jillian C. York / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
A Dark Day for the Philippines as Government Passes Cybercrime Act   —  A Dark Day for the Philippines as Government Passes Cybercrime Act  —  The government of the Philippines today has passed the troubling Cybercrime Prevention Act.  The Act covers a range of offenses, but—as we wrote last month …
Oct 3, 2012, 10:10 PMIn context
Rainey Reitman / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
A Deep Dive into Facebook and Datalogix: What's Actually Getting Shared and How You Can Opt Out   —  We've been seeing a range of reports about Facebook partnering up with marketing company Datalogix to assess whether users go to stores in the physical world and buy the products they saw in Facebook advertisements.
Sep 26, 2012, 4:35 AMIn context
Trevor Timm / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Members of Congress Demand Answers for Homeland Security's Unjust Domain Name Seizures   —  This morning, a bipartisan group of Representatives, led by Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), sent a pointed letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and the Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano protesting …
Sep 1, 2012, 10:55 PMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
TPP Creates Legal Incentives For ISPs To Police The Internet.  What Is At Risk?  Your Rights.   —  The draft chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement on Intellectual Property—as of its current leaked version [PDF], article 16—insists that signatories provide legal incentives …
Aug 26, 2012, 7:15 AMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Google's Opaque New Policy Lets Rightsholders Dictate Search Results   —  Earlier this summer, we applauded Google for releasing detailed stats about content removal requests from copyright holders.  Now that we know how they are going to use that data, we are less enthusiastic.
Aug 10, 2012, 4:55 PMIn context
Kurt Opsahl / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Good News: Craigslist drops exclusive license to your posts   —  In a welcome course correction, craigslist has removed its short-lived provision that required users to grant it an exclusive license to—in other words granting them ownership of—every post.  We were unhappily surprised …
Aug 9, 2012, 6:30 PMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Charles Carreon Drops Bogus Lawsuit Against The Oatmeal Creator   —  Suit Was Blatant Retaliation Against a Public Critic  —  San Francisco - Attorney Charles Carreon dropped his bizarre lawsuit against The Oatmeal creator Matthew Inman today, ending his strange legal campaign against Inman's humorous …
Jul 3, 2012, 8:30 PMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Apple's Crystal Prison and the Future of Open Platforms   —  Two weeks ago, Steve Wozniak made a public call for Apple to open its platforms for those who wish to tinker, tweak and innovate with their internals.  —  EFF supports Wozniak's position: while Apple's products have many virtues …
May 29, 2012, 3:55 PMIn context
Maira / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Senator Wyden Demands Access to Text of Secret International Agreements Regulating the Internet   —  Senator Ron Wyden yesterday introduced a bill on the floor of the U.S. Senate demanding access to draft texts of international trade agreements under negotiation by the Office …
May 24, 2012, 6:40 PMIn context

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