Blog Posts Tagged with "Electronic Frontier Foundation"

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EFF Releases 'Know Your Digital Rights' Guide

June 28, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"Sometimes police can search your computer whether you like it or not, but sometimes they can't. We wrote this guide to help you tell the difference and to empower you to assert your rights when the police come knocking..."

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Government Domain Seizures Violate First Amendment

June 22, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"Valid claims of copyright infringement can be pursued in a manner that allows the accused parties to defend themselves. The unilateral seizure of domain names without a court ruling... is improper and should be strongly opposed by free speech advocates everywhere..."

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EFF Files Amicus Brief on Digital Search Warrants

June 20, 2011 Added by:Headlines

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), along with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and ACLU Vermont, urged the Vermont Supreme Court to reject prosecutors' demands to override a judge's instructions and allow a limitless warrant for a computer search...

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Warrantless Cell Phone Searches on the Rise

May 31, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"The police can ask you to unlock the phone -- which many people will do -- but they almost certainly cannot compel you to unlock your phone without the involvement of a judge..."

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EFF Seeks Answers About Secret FBI Surveillance

May 20, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"Even officials within the Justice Department itself are concerned that the FBI's secret legal theory jeopardizes privacy and government accountability, especially considering the FBI's demonstrated history of abusing surveillance law," said EFF Senior Staff Attorney Kevin Bankston...

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Protect IP Act Would Allow Government to Block Websites

May 16, 2011 Added by:Headlines

The legislation would also require search engines to eliminate references to the offending sites from their search indexing, as well as require advertising networks and payment services to cease business with the blacklisted sites...

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Docs Provide Details on FBI's Surveillance Spyware

May 03, 2011 Added by:Headlines

The documents do not specifically discuss how the Computer and Internet Protocol Address Verifier software is installed on target computers, but previous reports indicate that the tool may be distributed via browser vulnerabilities similar to those exploited by malicious malware...

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Judge Allows Access to WikiLeaker's Twitter Accounts

March 15, 2011 Added by:Headlines

US Magistrate Judge Theresa Buchanan has granted a Department of Justice request to access information in the Twitter accounts of WikiLeak's Julian Assange and several supporters in an ongoing criminal investigation of the whistleblower organization...

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