Electronic Frontier Foundation


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Electronic Frontier Foundation

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(EFF) A group established to address social and legal issues arising from the impact on society of the increasingly pervasive use of computers as a means of communication and information distribution. EFF is a non-profit civil liberties public interest organisation working to protect freedom of expression, privacy, and access to on-line resources and information.

http://eff.org/.
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However, his revelations have come to bear in our case," said Electronic Frontier Foundation staffer April Glaser.
The counter-suit by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) alleges that the Righthaven/R-J suits threatens Internet freedom of speech, as the duo has consistently sued before asking that stories be taken down from the target web sites.
The Torpack browser has been created by Hacktivismo, a group of hackers, lawyers, artists and human rights workers, using technology backed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation digital rights group.
The ruling was made after John Gilmore, co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, sued in 2002 after Southwest and United Airlines refused to allow him to board as he refused to show ID.
This doesn't surprise Annalee Newitz, policy analyst for the San Francisco-based privacy rights group the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Fred von Lohmann, an attorney with the Electronic Frontier Foundation (www.
reported recently in TechNewsWorld that the San Francisco Internet civil rights group Electronic Frontier Foundation had filed a Freedom of Information Act request with the Department of Justice to determine if the government is covertly monitoring citizen Web activities.
Biometrics are popping up all over, but no one is really calculating the social cost of the technology," contends attorney Lee Tien of civil liberties group the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Federal Internet Blocking Policy, Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) Blocking Law Electronic Frontier Foundation statement on end analysis of mandatory content blocking software
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), an electronic privacy watchdog group, believes that the opportunities for abuse of these broad new powers are immense.
If we are going to decide as a country that because of our worry about terrorism that we are willing to give up our basic privacy, we need an open and full debate on whether we want to make such a fundamental change," Cindy Cohen, legal director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, told the Times.

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