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Microsoft Spreads Intellectual Monopoly Law in Europe and Arab States; EFF Takes on Acacia

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The Community patent keeps marching, Jean-Philippe Courtois lobbies for the Lisbon Treaty, and Microsoft brings intellectual monopolies to The League of Arab States

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Rein In Government Spying

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"...The JUSTICE Act would also repeal the immunity for telecom giants that illegally asssisted in the NSA’s warrantless wiretapping porgram. This would restore the rule of law and allow EFF’s suit against AT&T to continue so that the courts can do their job and rule on the legality of the surveillance..."

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Should BC Linux users be looking over their shoulders?

http://www.eff.org

Aside from the remarkable overreach by campus and state police in trying to paint a student as suspicious in part because he can navigate a non-Windows computer environment, nothing cited in the warrant application could possibly constitute the cited criminal offenses.

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Stating the Case Against DRM to the FTC

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Wednesday, EFF Staff Attorney Corynne McSherry will be testifying at the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) town hall meeting on digital rights management technologies, or DRM.

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EFF Kicks Off Campaign to Free Your Phone

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"San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is asking for the public's help in its new campaign to free cell phones from the software locks that stifle competition and cripple consumers. The campaign's website is FreeYourPhone.org..."

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EFF's 18th Birthday Party with DJ Spooky

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"On Wednesday the 7th, EFF will be celebrating our 18th year of defending digital rights with our biggest bash yet! ..."

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Geek’s Guide to Giving this Holiday Season

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There are plenty of charities in this world, many with noble causes. Some, probably more noble than the ones listed here. But if you’re like me, many (if not all) of these organizations and their causes have a special place in my heart. So here it is, the geek’s guide to giving this holiday season.

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Unconstitutional Law Cannot Shut Courthouse Door on Americans' Privacy Claims

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On Tuesday, December 2, at 10 a.m., the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) will challenge the constitutionality of a federal law aimed at granting immunity to telecommunications companies participating in illegal domestic surveillance.

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EFF To Apple: Free Speech Isn't a DMCA Violation

http://www.readwriteweb.com

Apple has always been very protective over their proprietary software. The company doesn't want anything but iTunes to control an iPod - and for good reason, too.

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EFF berates Apple over open-source iTunes project

http://www.itworld.com

Apple's attempt to quash an effort to help the latest iPods and iPhones work with non-Apple software such as the Linux operating system is out of line, the Electronic Frontier Foundation said Tuesday.

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Order Against Comcast Issued, FCC Credits EFF

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"The FCC has finally published its order (adopted on August 1) directing Comcast to stop blocking BitTorrent traffic. The 34-page ruling makes for surprisingly enjoyable reading, at least as FCC publications go. The order follows the basic outline that was explained by Chairman Martin in his statement on August 1, 2008. But there are some interesting additional tidbits: ..."

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Coders' Rights Project

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EFF's Coders' Rights Project protects programmers and developers engaged in cutting-edge exploration of technology in our world. Security and encryption researchers help build a safer future for all of us using digital technologies, yet too many legitimate researchers face serious legal challenges that prevent or inhibit their work.

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EFF Releases "Switzerland" ISP Testing Tool

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"San Francisco - Hours before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is expected to take action against Comcast for violating the FCC's net neutrality principles, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is releasing "Switzerland," a software tool for customers to test the integrity of their Internet communications..." -- (Switzerland is free software licensed under the GPL)

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Don't give Microsoft the remote control

http://badvista.fsf.org

"If you put Microsoft at the center of your home entertainment system, be prepared to hand them the remote control, literally.

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Is Microsoft Trying to Illegalise/Exclude MythTV and Increase Eavesdropping?

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Microsoft sets dangerous precedence with NBC, says the EFF

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