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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
Hanni Fakhoury / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
NY Twitter Decision Fails to Recognize Content and Location Data Require a Warrant   —  A New York judge's broad opinion, ordering Twitter to comply with a subpoena (PDF) and turn over account information about one of its users arrested for disorderly conduct in connection with an Occupy Wall Street protest …
May 13, 2012, 1:55 AMIn context
Gwen Hinze / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
ACTA in the EU: We Can't Call it Dead Yet   —  The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) was dealt a major blow on April 12 when MEP David Martin, the European Parliament's rapporteur for the agreement and member of the Committee responsible for delivering the recommendation [doc] …
Apr 30, 2012, 10:15 AMIn context
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Global Online Freedom Act 2012 Is An Important Step Forward   —  Over the past decade, and particularly in the past year, media and civil society have had success through naming and shaming companies acting as “repression's little helper”: U.S. and E.U. companies who have helped authoritarian countries censor …
Apr 19, 2012, 6:10 AMIn context
Kurt Opsahl / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Court Declares Newspaper Excerpt on Online Forum is a Non-Infringing Fair Use   —  Late Friday, the federal district court in Nevada issued a declaratory judgment that makes is harder for copyright holders to file lawsuits over excerpts of material and burden online forums and their users with nuisance lawsuits.
Mar 12, 2012, 6:20 AMIn context
Parker Higgins / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Highlighting a Privacy Problem: Apps Need to Respect User Rights From the Start   —  A new iPhone app called Highlight is poised to be this year's breakout hit at South by Southwest, the Austin tech and media conference that has become known as a web service kingmaker after launching services …
Mar 9, 2012, 12:35 AMIn context

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