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 Electronic Frontier Foundation and the American Civil Liberties Union argued in court that the practice raises serious privacy issues.
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.
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.
Preliminary results of research conducted by the Online Policy Group and Electronic Frontier Foundation found that schools that implement Internet blocking software with the least restrictive settings will block up to 5 percent of search results based on state-mandated curriculum topics.
The problem is that you always have to think about what the device will be used for tomorrow," said Lee Tien, a senior attorney for the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Wozniak founded the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and was founding sponsor of the Tech Museum, Silicon Valley Ballet and Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose.
Apparently the protesting howls from the high-tech community and a meeting with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, an organization that advocates civil liberties issues related to technology, prompted Adobe to retreat from supporting Sklyarov's prosecution.
This is definitely an infringement on freedom of speech," claimed Shari Steele, director of legal services at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a San Francisco-based cyber-rights advocacy group.
However, it had just one signature, that of John Gilmore, co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and employee number five at Sun Microsystems Inc, who hung out - and that is definitely the right description - at the conference all week.

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