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PostPosted: Tue Sep 28, 2010 7:05 pm    Post subject: EFF postings... Reply with quote

Hi guys...

Dunno which forum to put this under but this should be good enough.

Unless I am told different I will be posting the latest EFF postings as they appear...

http://www.eff.org/

(There is no need for anyone to reply unless you want to.)

It is a little biased to the USA but they do good for us all......



Help EFF Fight Government Censorship and Surveillance.

The U.S. government has made two proposals this week that threaten online speech
and privacy in radical new ways. Either one, if passed by Congress, will
fundamentally rewrite the rules of the Internet. EFF is fighting hard for your
rights and needs your help.

These proposals are the most frightening we've seen in a long time. The first is
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would give the Justice Department new powers to censor websites accused of
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 02, 2010 1:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

EFFector 23.28: Victory! Internet Censorship Bill Delayed,
For Now

EFFector Vol. 23, No. 28 October 1, 2010 editor@eff.org

A Publication of the Electronic Frontier Foundation
ISSN 1062-9424

effector: n, Computer Sci. A device for producing a
desired change.

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In our 550th issue:

* Victory! Internet Censorship Bill Delayed, For Now
Great news for those who care about free speech and fair
use online: the Senate Judiciary Committee won't consider
the dangerously flawed "Combating Online Infringement and
Counterfeits Act" (COICA) bill until after the midterm
elections, at least. This is a real victory, and the
support from all of you who used EFF's Action Center to
write to your Senators played a key role. Thanks as well to
the 87 Internet scientists and engineers whose open letter
to Congress reminded lawmakers what is at stake, and to all
the other voices that helped sound the alarm.

For more information:
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/09/victory-internet-censorship-bill-delayed
To see the full open letter:
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/09/open-letter

* Government Seeks Back Door Into All Our Communications

The New York Times reported this week on a federal
government plan to put government-mandated "back doors" in
all communications systems, including all encryption
software. But as the Internet security community explained
years ago, intentionally weakening security and including
back doors is a recipe for disaster for our already-fragile
online security and privacy.

To learn more:
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/09/government-seeks

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EFF Updates

* Political Forum Fights Back Against Righthaven Copyright
Troll Suit
The online political discussion forum Democratic
Underground is fighting back against a lawsuit filed by
copyright troll Righthaven LLC. EFF argued in court
documents filed Monday that the short excerpt of a news
article at issue in the suit is a clear case of fair use.
https://www.eff.org/press/archives/2010/09/27

* A Field Guide to Copyright Trolls
With all of this talk about copyright trolls and
spamigation, it is easy to get confused. Here's a concise
guide to copyright trolls currently in the wild, with
status updates.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/09/field-guide-copyright-trolls

* EFF Supports Microsoft in Seeking to Make It Easier to
Invalidate Patents
EFF -- joined by Public Knowledge, the Computer &
Communications Industry Association and the Apache Software
Foundation -- filed an amicus brief Wednesday asking the
U.S. Supreme Court to hear a case in which Microsoft is
trying to make it easier to invalidate an issued U.S.
patent.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/09/eff-supports-microsoft-seeking-make-it-eas
ier

* Thai Webmaster Arrested for Online Speech
Last Friday the director of popular alternative Thai news
portal Prachatai was arrested by the Thai government.
Chiranuch Premchaipoen -- popularly known as Jiew -- was
charged under the intermediary liability provisions of the
2007 Computer Crime Act and for defamation of the Thai
royal family. She faces a 32-year prison sentence.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/09/thai-journalist

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~ EFF Senior Staff Attorney Kevin Bankston on PBS Newshour
Kevin Bankston speaks out against the reported proposals
from the Obama Administration that would mandate "back
doors" into Internet communication systems.
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/government_programs/july-dec10/wiretap_09-27.html

~ Supreme Court Could Take Its First RIAA File-Sharing
Case
At issue: a federal appeals court's decision ordering a
university student to pay the RIAA $27,750 for file-sharing
37 songs when she was in high school.
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2010/09/supreme-court-could-take-its-fir
st-riaa-file-sharing-case.ars?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss

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Announcements

* EFFector Soon Available In HTML!
Starting later this month, EFFector will be available in
HTML. As an EFFector subscriber, you can choose to receive
either graphic HTML or plain text messages from us. The
default setting is HTML, so if you want to continue
receiving EFFector in plain text and have not specified a
preference you need to do so. To change your preferences or
update your account:
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By default, your email address is also your username.
Request a temporary password there if you don't have
one.
- Under "Email" check HTML or Plain Text.
- Log out.

* Spectacular Members-Only Speakeasy
Many thanks to everyone who attended our very first
Members-Only Speakeasy on Tuesday night. This was a
wonderful opportunity to get to know you and discuss the
issues that are most important to us all. We hope to have
more informal gatherings where members can meet EFF staff
and mingle with other digital rights supporters. Be sure to
keep your membership current and accept EFF email to get
your next invitation! To join or renew today, go to
https://secure.eff.org/site/Donation2?idb=2095915418&df_id=1200&1200.donation=fo
rm1


* 20th Annual Entertainment Law Institute
EFF Senior Staff Attorney and Kahle Promise Fellow Corynne
McSherry will speak on "Navigating the DMCA Safe Harbors:
Lessons from Viacom v. Google and Other Cases."
When: October 7, 2010
10:45 a.m.
Where: Radisson Hotel & Suites
11 E. Cesar Chavez St.
Austin, TX
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2010/10/07/20th-annual-entertainment-law-institute

* NARM Entertainment Law Conference
EFF Senior Staff Attorney and Kahle Promise Fellow Corynne
McSherry will participate in a panel discussion on "The
Digital First Sale Doctrine: Who Owns -- or Licenses --
Digital Products and Content?" The panel will debate
several ongoing cases that may define whether purchasers of
games, music and business software are "owners" or merely
licensees, and whether the first sale doctrine has any
continuing viability.
When: October 13, 2010
10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Where: Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel
2025 Avenue of the Stars
Los Angeles, CA 90067
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2010/10/13/narm-entertainment-law-conference
http://musiclaw1013.eventbrite.com/
Use the discount code 'EFF100' between now and October 5 to
receive $100 of your registration fee. After October 5, use
the code 'EFF50' for a $50 discount.

* Failcon: User Privacy Where is the Line?
EFF's Legal Director Cindy Cohn joins a panel discussing
"User Privacy: Where is the Line?" at Failcon '10.
When: October 25, 2010
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Where: Kabuki Hotel
1625 Post Street
San Francisco, CA
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2010/10/25/failcon-user-privacy-where-line

* Save the Date! EFF's 19th Annual Pioneer Awards Hosted by
Cory Doctorow!!
Prolific author, blogger, and tireless advocate of freedom
in the networked world Cory Doctorow returns to San
Francisco to host EFF's 19th Annual Pioneer Awards.
When: November 8, 2010
Where: Minna Gallery
111 Minna Street
San Francisco, CA
https://www.eff.org/awards/pioneer

* DIY Citizenship
EFF Senior Staff Attorney and Kahle Promise Fellow Corynne
McSherry will be speaking at the opening event of DIY at
the downtown campus of the University of Toronto. She will
join Henry Jenkins, the Provost's Professor of
Communications, Journalism, and Cinematic Arts at the
University of Southern California. They will speak about
"Supporting the DIY Citizen: Social and Legal Challenges of
Online Participatory Politics and Culture."
When: Thursday, November 11, 2010
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Where: University of Toronto
Munk School of Global Affairs
1 Devonshire place.
Toronto, Ontario
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2010/11/11/diy-citizenship

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* Dream Job Alert!

* Senior Copyright Attorney: EFF is seeking a senior-level
copyright attorney. Responsibilities to include litigation,
public speaking, blogging, media outreach, and legislative
and regulatory matters related to a variety of high
technology legal issues. For a full job description, go to:
https://www.eff.org/about/opportunities/senior-copyright-lawyer

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* Administrivia

EFFector is published by:
The Electronic Frontier Foundation
Shotwell Street
San Francisco CA 94110-1914 USA
+1 415 436 9333 (voice)
+1 415 436 9993 (fax)
https://www.eff.org/

Editor:
Lori McCoy, Membership/Administrative Assistant
lori@eff.org

Membership & donation queries:
membership@eff.org

General EFF, legal, policy, or online resources queries:
information@eff.org

Reproduction of this publication in electronic media is
encouraged. Signed articles do not necessarily represent
the views of EFF. To reproduce signed articles
individually, please contact the authors for their
express permission.

Press releases and EFF announcements & articles may be
reproduced individually at will.

Current and back issues of EFFector are available via the
Web at:
https://www.eff.org/effector/
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EFFector Vol. 23, No. 29 October 15, 2010 editor@eff.org

A Publication of the Electronic Frontier Foundation
ISSN 1062-9424

effector: n, Computer Sci. A device for producing a
desired change.

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In our 551st issue:

* Applying for Citizenship? U.S. Citizenship and
Immigration Wants to Be Your "Friend"

New documents uncovered by an EFF Freedom of Information
Act lawsuit reveal two ways the government has been
tracking people online: monitoring social networks to
investigate citizenship petitions and using a "Social
Networking Monitoring Center" to collect and analyze online
public communication during President Obama's inauguration.
A two-part series has more:

Applying for Citizenship? U.S. Citizenship and Immigration
Wants to Be Your "Friend"
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/10/applying-citizenship-u-s-citizenship-and

New FOIA Documents Reveal DHS Social Media Monitoring
During Obama Inauguration
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/10/new-foia-documents-reveal-dhs-social-media

* Interview with Chiranuch Premchaiporn of Thai Netizen
Network

EFF International Affairs Director Eddan Katz interviews
Chiranuch Premchaiporn -- recently arrested upon her return
from an Internet freedom conference.

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/10/interview-chiranuch-premchaiporn-jiew

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EFF Updates

* Holding Nokia Responsible for Surveilling Dissidents in
Iran
EFF has long pointed out that technology companies are
complicit in human rights violations when they knowingly
sell customized human surveillance technologies to
repressive regimes that are then used to target people for
arrest, torture, and disappearance. A new lawsuit filed
against Nokia Siemens by an imprisoned Iranian dissident
brings this issue to the fore.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/10/saharkhiz-v-nokia

* Facebook Moves Closer to EFF Bill of Privacy Rights
Facebook has announced three new features that help protect
user privacy and control. But while these are strong
improvements, EFF has some additional recommendations for
the social networking giant.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/10/facebook-moves-closer-eff-bill-privacy-rig
hts

* Search Engines Protect Privacy with Outbound HTTPS Links
Two search engines are taking big steps toward making HTTPS
use much more routine and ubiquitous -- and it stems in
part from EFF's work on "HTTPS Everywhere."
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/10/search-engines-protect-privacy-outbound-ht
tps

* EFF Asks Appeals Court to Review Dangerous 'First Sale'
Decision
EFF asked a federal appeals court to review its ruling in
Vernor v. Autodesk, a decision that could undermine the
rights of software buyers and other consumers.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/10/eff-asks-appeals-court-review-dangerous-fi
rst-sale

* Judge Allows Trial of CFAA Claim Against Wiseguys
While noting the concerns raised by EFF and others, a
federal judge decided to delay a decision on the thorny
question of whether the government can use the Ticketmaster
website's terms of use to smack ticket resellers with
criminal charges.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/10/judge-allows-trial-cfaa-claim-against-wise
guys

* Copyright Abuse in Ohio Governor Election
A bogus copyright claim temporarily got a political video
blocked on YouTube, showing how important an understanding
of "fair use" is during election season.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/10/copyright-abuse-ohio-governor-election

* Snuggly the Security Bear Speaks on Internet Wiretapping
Worried about the White House's recent proposal to wiretap
the Internet? Please, allow yourself to be reassured by
Snuggly The Security Bear.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/10/snuggly

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~ "The Real Cost of Free"
Another must-read Doctorow column on the copyright war
today and why creators and citizens should care about the
truth.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/blog/2010/oct/05/free-online-content-cory-d
octorow

~ Video Tutorials on How to Use Tor and Other
Anti-Censorship Technologies
A good place to start to learn about using Tor.
http://www.youtube.com/user/12pmtutorials

~ "Hacking the D.C. Internet Voting Pilot"
Researchers testing the District of Columbia's pilot
project on Internet voting found and exploited a
vulnerability that gave them almost total control of the
server software -- including the ability to manipulate
votes, expose secret ballots, and even play the University
of Michigan fight song.
http://www.freedom-to-tinker.com/blog/jhalderm/hacking-dc-internet-voting-pilot

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Announcements

* EFFector Soon Available as HTML and Plain Text
Later this month, EFFector will be available in both HTML
and plain-text versions, based on your preferred email
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* Seoul Copyright Forum 2010 "Copyright Protection in a Mobile Environment"
Gwen Hinze, EFF's International Director, will present
"Issues Surrounding Apple Jailbreaking" at the Seoul
Copyright Forum 2010.
When: October 20, 2010
2 p.m.
Where: COEX
Seoul, Korea
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2010/10/20/seoul-copyright-forum-2010-copyright-pro
tection

* ToorCon12
EFF Senior Staff Attorneys Marcia Hofmann and Kurt Opsahl
will present talks on "The Law of Computer Search and
Seizure."
When: October 23, 2010
7 p.m. - Marcia Hofmann
October 24, 2010
6 p.m. - Kurt Opsahl
Where: San Diego Convention Center
Rooms 24-26, Upper Level
111 W. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2010/10/22/toorcon-12

* Failcon: User Privacy - Where is the Line?
EFF's Legal Director Cindy Cohn joins a panel discussing
"User Privacy: Where is the Line?" at Failcon '10.
When: October 25, 2010
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Where: Kabuki Hotel
1625 Post Street
San Francisco, CA
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2010/10/25/failcon-user-privacy-where-line

* Save the Date! EFF's 19th Annual Pioneer Awards Hosted by
Cory Doctorow
Prolific author, blogger, and tireless advocate of freedom
in the networked world Cory Doctorow returns to San
Francisco to host EFF's 19th Annual Pioneer Awards.
Winners to be announced next week!

When: November 8, 2010
Where: Minna Gallery
111 Minna Street
San Francisco, CA
https://www.eff.org/awards/pioneer

* DIY Citizenship
EFF Senior Staff Attorney and Kahle Promise Fellow Corynne
McSherry will speak about "Supporting the DIY Citizen:
Social and Legal Challenges of Online Participatory
Politics and Culture" at the opening event of DIY at the
downtown campus of the University of Toronto.
When: Thursday, November 11, 2010
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Where: University of Toronto
Munk School of Global Affairs
1 Devonshire Place
Toronto, Ontario
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2010/11/11/diy-citizenship

* No Starch Press to Benefit EFF
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* Administrivia

EFFector is published by:
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San Francisco CA 94110-1914 USA
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https://www.eff.org/

Editor:
Lori McCoy, Membership/Administrative Assistant
lori@eff.org

Membership & donation queries:
membership@eff.org

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information@eff.org

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EFFector Vol. 23, No. 30 October 22, 2010 editor@eff.org

A Publication of the Electronic Frontier Foundation
ISSN 1062-9424

effector: n, Computer Sci. A device for producing a
desired change.

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In our 552nd issue:

* EFF Proudly Announces Winners of 2010 Pioneer Awards!

Get your tickets now to the 2010 Pioneer Awards and help us
honor this year's winners: transparency activist Steven
Aftergood; public domain scholar James Boyle; legal blogger
Pamela Jones and the website Groklaw; and e-voting
researcher Hari Krishna Prasad Vemuru, who was recently
released on bail after being imprisoned for his security
work in India. Given every year since 1992, the Pioneer
Awards recognize leaders who are extending freedom and
innovation on the electronic frontier. The award ceremony
will be held November 8 in San Francisco with host Cory
Doctorow. Tickets are also available to a VIP event with
Cory and the Pioneer winners -- as well as EFF founders,
board members, and other luminaries.

https://www.eff.org/awards/pioneer

* Targets of Predatory Lawsuits Fight Copyright Troll in
Washington, D.C.

EFF has asked a judge in Washington, D.C., to dismiss
copyright infringement claims against two defendants
wrongfully ensnared in mass movie-downloading lawsuits. In
an amicus brief, EFF argues that the copyright troll behind
the suits -- a law firm calling itself the "U.S. Copyright
Group" (USCG) -- is flouting court rules and engaging in
unfounded speculation in order to pressure people into
paying premature settlements.
https://www.eff.org/press/archives/2010/10/18

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EFF Updates

* Facebook's Broken Promises: Apps Leaking Private Data
Facebook apps have been feeding users' information to
advertisers and Internet tracking companies, regardless of
the individual user's Facebook privacy settings. The leak
allows Internet advertising networks to associate Facebook
users with the supposedly-anonymous browsing-history
cookies that trackers use to see a user's movements across
the web.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/10/facebooks-broken-promises-facebook-apps-le
aking

* In Jewel v. NSA Warrantless Wiretapping Appeal,
Government Still Singing Same Old State Secrecy Tune
The Obama Administration is continuing the government's
battle to ensure that no judge ever rules on the legality
of the National Security Agency's warrantless dragnet
surveillance program. In a brief filed in EFF's Jewel v.
NSA case, the government argued that
any attempt by the courts to judge the legality of the
alleged surveillance would violate the state secrets
privilege and harm national security.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/10/jewel-v-nsa-warrantless-wiretapping-appeal

* Eight Epic Failures of Regulating Cryptography
Eight reasons why a potential requirement by the government
to mandate "back-doors" into any encryption system is
disastrously flawed.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/10/eight-epic-failures-regulating-cryptograph
y

* EFF Advises California PUC on Smart Grid Privacy
Protections
Smart meters are able to determine with surprising detail
how much energy you use and when you use it. EFF and the
Center for Democracy and Technology filed a proposal with
the Public Utilities Commission outlining important privacy
protections for consumers.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/10/eff-advises-california-puc-smart-grid-priv
acy

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miniLinks

~ Geotag, You're It!
Android and iOS respect your geolocation settings. Check
them!
http://www.privacyrights.org/geotagging-privacy

~ Graf v. Zynga Game Network, Inc
Zynga is being accused of illegally sharing Facebook
customers' user data in a class action lawsuit.
http://dockets.justia.com/docket/california/candce/3:2010cv04680/233109

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Announcements

* EFFector Now Available in HTML or Plain Text
If you would like to change your email settings, please log
in and change your "Preferred Format":
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* ToorCon12
EFF Senior Staff Attorneys Marcia Hofmann and Kurt Opsahl
will present talks on "The Law of Computer Search and
Seizure."
When: October 23, 2010
7 p.m. (Marcia Hofmann)
October 24, 2010
6 p.m. (Kurt Opsahl)
Where: San Diego Convention Center
Rooms 24-26, Upper Level
111 W. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2010/10/22/toorcon-12

* Failcon: User Privacy - Where is the Line?
EFF's Legal Director Cindy Cohn joins a panel discussing
"User Privacy: Where is the Line?" at Failcon '10.
When: October 25, 2010
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Where: Kabuki Hotel
1625 Post Street
San Francisco, CA
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2010/10/25/failcon-user-privacy-where-line

* The Public Voice Civil Society Meeting: "Next Generation
Privacy Challenges and Opportunities"
EFF International Rights Director Katitza Rodriguez will
join a panel discussing "The Madrid Declaration: One Year
Later"; EFF Senior Staff Attorney Lee Tien joins a panel
discussing "Emerging Privacy Issues."
When: October 25, 2010
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
and
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Where: Crowne Plaza Hotel
Jerusalem, Israel
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2010/10/25/public-voice-civil-society-meeting-next-
generation

* Conference on the Evolving Role of the Individual in
Privacy Protection: 30 Years After the OECD Privacy
Guidelines
EFF International Rights Director Katitza Rodriguez and EFF
Senior Staff Attorney Lee Tien will attend the 30th
anniversary of the OECD Privacy Guidelines.
When: October 25, 2010
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
and
October 26, 2010
9 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Where: International Convention Center (ICC)
Binyanei HaUma
Jerusalem, Israel
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2010/10/26/conference-evolving-role-individual-priv
acy

* 32nd Annual Conference of Data Protection and Privacy
Commissioners "Privacy: Generations"
EFF International Rights Director Katitza Rodriguez,
EFF Senior Staff Attorney Lee Tien, and EFF Board Member
Lori Cranor will be speaking at the 32nd Annual Conference
of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners - "Privacy:
Generations."
When: October 27, 2010
11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.(Lori Cranor)
October 27, 2010
2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. (Lee Tien and Katitza
Rodriguez)
Where: The International Convention Center (ICC)
Binyanei HaUma
Jerusalem, Israel
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2010/10/27/32nd-annual-conference-data-protection-a
nd-privacy

* EFF's 19th Annual Pioneer Awards Hosted by Cory Doctorow
When: November 8, 2010
VIP Reception 6:30 p.m.
General admission 7:30 p.m.

Where: Minna Gallery
111 Minna Street
San Francisco, CA
Tickets: https://www.eff.org/awards/pioneer

* Join EFF at LISA 2010
Stop by the EFF booth at the Large Installation System
Administration Conference to learn about our latest work,
check out our member specials, and get some great EFF
items.
When: November 10
12 p.m. 7:00 p.m.
November 11
10:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.
Where: Exhibit Hall 1
San Jose Convention Center
San Jose, CA
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2010/11/09/join-eff-lisa-2010

* DIY Citizenship
EFF Senior Staff Attorney and Kahle Promise Fellow Corynne
McSherry will speak about "Supporting the DIY Citizen:
Social and Legal Challenges of Online Participatory
Politics and Culture" at the opening event of DIY at the
downtown campus of the University of Toronto.
When: Thursday, November 11, 2010
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Where: University of Toronto
Munk School of Global Affairs
1 Devonshire Place
Toronto, Ontario
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2010/11/11/diy-citizenship

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EFFector Vol. 23, No. 31 November 2, 2010 editor@eff.org

A Publication of the Electronic Frontier Foundation
ISSN 1062-9424

effector: n, Computer Sci. A device for producing a
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In our 553rd issue:

* 2010 Pioneer Awards Ticket Contest!

We're giving away two VIP tickets to our Pioneer Awards
ceremony on Monday to one lucky EFF fan. Thanks to
a generous donor, the winner and a friend will meet
and mingle with the Pioneer Awards winners, host Cory
Doctorow, EFF founders and board members, and other
luminaries at an intimate VIP reception and then attend
the ceremony itself. If you'd like the tickets, tell us
in 150 words or less how EFF inspires you to support
digital rights. Send your response to contest@eff.org
before midnight PDT November 4.

To learn more about the ticket contest:
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/10/2010-pioneer-awards-ticket-contest

For more on the Pioneer Awards:
https://www.eff.org/awards/pioneer

* 2010 Pioneer Award Winner Hari Prasad Defends India's
Democracy

Security researcher Hari Prasad was arrested for his
electronic voting work this summer and jailed for a
week. While Prasad is now out on bail and in the United
States, he still faces criminal prosecution for alleged
theft of a voting machine and other charges. EFF is
honoring Hari with a Pioneer Award for his important work,
and to help spread the word about his incredible story.

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/11/2010-pioneer-award-winner-hari-prasad-defe
nds

* Total Election Awareness: Tracking Voting Problem Reports

EFF once again assisted the Election Protection Coalition
(EPC) in their nationwide voter-protection efforts.
OurVoteLive.org recorded every call made to EPC's hotline
and provides an anonymized public view of every record. You
can check those problem reports from precincts around the
U.S. at OurVoteLive.org.

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/11/total-election-awareness

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EFF Updates

* Criminal Justice Blog Battles Copyright Troll
A criminal justice blog that provides resources for
difficult-to-prosecute murder cases is fighting bogus
infringement claims from copyright troll Righthaven LLC
and asked a Las Vegas judge Friday to dismiss Righthaven's
baseless attempt to seize the site's domain name.
https://www.eff.org/press/archives/2010/11/01

* Government Withholds Records on Need for Expanded
Surveillance Law
EFF has filed suit against three agencies of the Department
of Justice (DOJ), demanding records about problems or
limitations that hamper electronic surveillance and
potentially justify or undermine the Administration's new
calls for expanded surveillance powers.
https://www.eff.org/press/archives/2010/10/28

* DHS Singles Out EFF's FOIA Requests for Unprecedented
Extra Layer of Review
At least three of EFF's FOIA requests were singled out by
the Department of Homeland Security for an extra layer of
screening prior to being released.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/10/dhs-singles-out-eff-s-foia-requests-unprec
edented

* Mom Asks Court to Declare Universal Violated Law in
"Dancing Baby" Case
Back in 2007, Stephanie Lenz posted a video to YouTube of
her children dancing and running around in her kitchen. But
a few months later, Universal Music Corp. had the video
removed, claiming that it infringed its copyright. With
help from EFF and Keker & Van Nest, Lenz fought back. Now
Lenz has filed a motion for summary judgment asking the
judge to rule that Universal violated the law.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/10/eff-asks-court-declare-universal-violated-
law

* The Message of Firesheep: "Baaaad Websites, Implement
Sitewide HTTPS Now!"
The Firesheep Firefox extension demonstrates a security
flaw that the computer security community has been
concerned about for years: any network eavesdropper can
take over another user's session -- such as a social
networking account -- just by sniffing packets and copying
the victim's cookie.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/10/message-firesheep-baaaad-websites-implemen
t

* An Upgrade for MyTube: Protect Your Drupal Website's
Visitors from Tracking
MyTube, the plug-in developed in 2008 for Drupal, has
received some excellent and much-needed upgrades thanks to
Students at the Ohio State University Open Source Club.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/08/upgrade-mytube

* EFF Urges EU Data Protection Authorities to Call for the
Repeal of the EU Data Retention Directive
The highly controversial Data Retention Directive requires
Internet service providers operating in Europe to retain
telecom and Internet traffic data about all of their
customers' communications for a period of at least six
months and up to two years, for possible use by law
enforcement.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/10/eff-calls-eu-data-protection-and-privacy

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miniLinks

~ Protecting Journalists from Firesheep
The Committee to Project Journalists' Internet Advocacy
Coordinator Danny O'Brien explains why the real problem
revealed by Firesheep is lack of HTTPS, not open Wi-Fi.
https://eff.org/r.t77

~ Federal Court Upholds Amazon Users' Privacy And Free
Speech Rights
A federal judge ruled that requests by the government for
detailed information about Amazon.com customers could have
a chilling effect on the First Amendment.
https://eff.org/r.t86

~ Google Engineer Builds Facebook Disconnect
A Google engineer has created a Google Chrome extension
that will presumably prevent the one million sites that
use Facebook Connect from sending data back to Facebook.
http://techcrunch.com/2010/10/20/google-facebook-disconnec/

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Announcements

* Pioneer Awards this Monday - November 8!
Get your tickets now to the 2010 Pioneer Awards and help us
honor this year's winners: transparency activist Steven
Aftergood; public domain scholar James Boyle; legal blogger
Pamela Jones and the website Groklaw; and e-voting
researcher Hari Krishna Prasad Vemuru, who was recently
released on bail after being imprisoned for his security
work in India. Given every year since 1992, the Pioneer
Awards recognize leaders who are extending freedom and
innovation on the electronic frontier.

When: November 8, 2010
VIP Reception 6:30 p.m.
General admission 7:30 p.m.

Where: Minna Gallery
111 Minna Street
San Francisco, CA

Tickets: https://www.eff.org/awards/pioneer

* Join EFF at LISA 2010
Stop by the EFF booth at the Large Installation System
Administration Conference to learn about our latest work,
check out our member specials, and get some great EFF
items.

When: November 10
12 p.m. 7:00 p.m.
November 11
10:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.

Where: Exhibit Hall 1
San Jose Convention Center
San Jose, CA

https://www.eff.org/calendar/2010/11/09/join-eff-lisa-2010

* DIY Citizenship
EFF Senior Staff Attorney and Kahle Promise Fellow Corynne
McSherry will speak about "Supporting the DIY Citizen:
Social and Legal Challenges of Online Participatory
Politics and Culture" at the opening event of DIY at the
downtown campus of the University of Toronto.

When: Thursday, November 11, 2010
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Where: University of Toronto
Munk School of Global Affairs
1 Devonshire Place
Toronto, Ontario

https://www.eff.org/calendar/2010/11/11/diy-citizenship

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Dream Job Alert!

* Criminal Defense Staff Attorney
EFF is seeking a senior staff attorney with a focus on
criminal law matters to join our legal team.

Responsibilities will include litigation, public speaking,
media outreach, and legislative and regulatory advocacy all
in connection with civil liberties and our Coders Rights
Project.

For the full announcement and information on how to apply:
https://www.eff.org/about/opportunities/criminal-defense-staff-attorney

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Membership & donation queries:
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EFFector Vol. 23, No. 32 November 23, 2010 editor@eff.org

A Publication of the Electronic Frontier Foundation
ISSN 1062-9424

effector: n, Computer Sci. A device for producing a
desired change.

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In our 554th issue:

* Senate Judiciary Committee Passes Internet Censorship
Bill

The Senate Judiciary Committee last week approved the
Combatting Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act
(COICA). This Internet censorship bill would empower the
Attorney General to silence websites in the name of
copyright enforcement. This dramatic expansion of
government power would blacklist domains - a reckless
scheme that will undermine global Internet infrastructure
and censor legitimate online speech. This bill won't help
creators get paid and could hamper artistic innovation and
creativity.

For more about COICA:
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/11/case-against-coica

* Reverse Engineering the Kinect: The Street Starts to Find
Uses for Microsoft's New Gaming Device

Microsoft's Kinect device for Xbox360 uses a series of
cameras, microphones, and sensors to read a player's
speech, gestures, and images for new, physically
interactive games. Inventive technologists were extremely
intrigued by the diverse applications of the hardware in
the device, and a researcher reverse engineered the Kinect
in short order. But in response to the community's
enthusiasm, a Microsoft spokesperson threatened to "work
closely with law enforcement and public safety groups to
keep Kinect tamper-resistant." But Microsoft should think
twice.

For more about the reverse engineering of Kinect:
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/11/reverse-engineering-kinect-street-starts-f
inds

* Stand Up Against TSA's Invasive Security Procedures

The Transportation Security Administration has adopted
"enhanced" security procedures -- presenting people with the
horrible choice of either submitting to body scanners that
show passengers unclothed or submiting to what are called
"groping" pat-down techniques which include touching both
breasts and genitalia. As some have noted, these processes
appear to have little likelihood of increasing the safety
of fliers. EFF has written a guide to taking a stand
against the TSA's invasive security procedures.

For more on how to stand up to the TSA:
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/11/stand-against-tsa-invasive-security-proced
ures

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EFF Updates

* In Data Portability Deathmatch, Users Lose Out
Facebook and Google have been locked in a public tussle
over over a deceptively simple function that is key to
innovation and user rights online: data portabilty.
https://www.eff.org/data-portability-death-match

* EFF Brief: "Privacy" Protections for Corporations
Undermine Government Transparency
EFF and a coalition of public interest groups urged the
U.S. Supreme Court to reject "privacy" protections for
corporations under the Freedom of Information Act - a law
that plays a critical role in government transparency.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/11/eff-brief-privacy-protections-corporations

* Thomas-Rasset Damage Award: The Strange, Unpredictable
World of Copyright Damages
A jury has awarded $1.5 million in statutory damages
($62,500 per recording) to the record-label plaintiffs in
the first action against an individual accused of illegal
file-sharing to make it to the trial stage.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/11/thomas-rasset-damage-award-strange-unpredi
ctable

* Patent Office to Reissue Narrowed Version of Patent on
Internet Music Files
Another partial victory for EFF's Patent Busting Project:
the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has announced that it
will reissue a narrowed version of a patent on Internet
music files.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/11/patent-office-reissue-narrowed-version-pat
ent

* EFF Discusses the Future of Internet Privacy at UN
Internet Governance Forum
EFF staffers recently flew to Lithuania to advocate for the
respect of citizens' fundamental rights online at the
United Nation's Internet Governance Forum.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/11/future-privacy-internet-governance-forum

* Professor Ed Felten Becomes the FTC's First Chief
Technologist
The Federal Trade Commission has made the commendable
decision of hiring Princeton professor of computer science
and public affairs (and former EFF board member) Ed Felten
as its first Chief Technologist.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/11/professor-ed-felten-becomes-ftcs-first-chi
ef

* EFF Welcomes Technology Director Chris Palmer and
Activist Rainey Reitman
EFF is pleased to welcome two new staff members -- Chris
Palmer, a former EFF technologist returning to the fold
after several years in the tech industry, and Rainey
Reitman, former Director of Communications for the Privacy
Rights Clearinghouse.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/11/eff-welcomes-back-technology-director-chri
s-palmer
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/11/eff-welcomes-new-activist-rainey-reitman

* Pioneer Awards 2010 Recap: Photos, Video, and More
EFF's 19th Annual Pioneer Awards recognized those
individuals and organizations that have dedicated
themselves to defending and promoting digital rights. If
you weren't there in person, you can relive it through our
photos and videos.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/11/pioneer-awards-2010-recap-photos-video-and
-more

* Thank You From EFF!
Supporters contributed over $70,000 to the Electronic
Frontier Foundation this week during PayPal's Matching
Challenge. Thanks to everyone who makes our work possible!
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/11/thank-you-eff-supporters

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miniLinks

~ Location-Based Services: Time for a Privacy Check-In
Location-based services can collect information about not
only where we go but who we know, what we do, and who we
are -- and the ACLU's newest guide outlines the privacy
concerns of this trove of sensitive data.
http://www.aclunc.org/issues/technology/blog/location-based_services_time_for_a_
privacy_check-in.shtml

~ Demand HTTPS!
Ninety-nine of the world's top 100 sites don't secure their
platforms properly - sign the petition to get HTTPS
everywhere.
https://www.accessnow.org/page/s/protectourprivacy

~ Has Airport Security Gone Too Far?
Pilots and travelers alike are rebelling against invasive
screening techniques that reveal their most intimate parts.
http://on.wsj.com/cwfh4J

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Dream Job Alert!

* Criminal Defense Staff Attorney

EFF is seeking a senior staff attorney with a focus on
criminal law matters to join our legal team.
Responsibilities will include litigation, public speaking,
media outreach, and legislative and regulatory advocacy all
in connection with civil liberties and our Coders Rights
Project.

For the full announcement and information on how to apply:
https://www.eff.org/about/opportunities/criminal-defense-staff-attorney

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* Administrivia

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Editor:
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Membership & donation queries:
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EFFector Vol. 23, No. 33 December 3, 2010 editor@eff.org

A Publication of the Electronic Frontier Foundation
ISSN 1062-9424

effector: n, Computer Sci. A device for producing a
desired change.

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In our 555th issue:

* U.S. Government Seizes 82 Websites: A Glimpse at the
Draconian Future of Copyright Enforcement?

The U.S. Justice Department, the Department of Homeland
Security, and nine U.S. Attorney's Offices seized 82 domain
names of websites they claim were engaged in the sale and
distribution of counterfeit goods and illegal copyrighted
works. The sites were seized without websites owners given
any advance notice or recourse, and the "raid" swept up
several sites that are hardly in the business of willful
copyright infringement. Could this be a preview of the
overreaching enforcement to come if Congress passes the
Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act (COICA)?

For more about government seizure of websites:
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/11/us-government-seizes-82-websites-draconian
-future

* EFF Tool Offers New Protection Against 'Firesheep'

EFF launched a new version of HTTPS Everywhere, a security
tool that offers enhanced protection for Firefox browser
users. The new version of HTTPS Everywhere responds to
concerns about online security highlighted earlier this
year by Firesheep, an attack tool that could enable an
eavesdropper on a network to take over a user's web
account. EFF's Firefox add-on creates a default setting
that indicates a preference for encrypted communications.
If the website is configured to allow encryption via HTTPS
(a security practice we believe all major websites should
adopt!) then users of the HTTPS Everywhere add-on can
protect themselves from attacks such as Firesheep.

Learn more about the newest version of HTTPS Everywhere:
https://www.eff.org/press/archives/2010/11/23

* Common Sense and Security: Body Scanners, Accountability,
and $2.4 Billion Worth of Security Theater

TSA has been facing intense public heat after instituting
new security proceedings that force people to choose
between an invasive digital strip search or an intense
physical search. TSA defends its practices as necessary to
ensure security -- but there's no evidence that whole-body
scanners make us safer. And at a cost to American
taxpayers of $2.4 billion, we're spending a lot of money on
technology that sacrifices privacy without improving our
security.

Get the real facts about TSA's security theater:
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/11/common-sense-and-security-body-scanners

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EFF Updates


* EFF Asks Judges to Protect Identities in Porn-Downloading
Lawsuits
EFF called on judges in Texas and West Virginia to deny
requests to unmask individuals facing exposure from
copyright trolls for allegedly downloading pornography, a
move that could embarrass defendants into a quick
settlement regardless of the merits of the suit.
https://www.eff.org/press/archives/2010/11/29

* EFF's Guide to Protecting Electronic Devices and Data at
the U.S. Border
While the U.S. Constitution prohibits unreasonable search
and seizure, traveling across the U.S. border may leave
your electronic devices vulnerable to searches by
government agents. Here's how to protect your digital data
at the border:
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/11/effs-guide-protecting-devices-data-border

* Microsoft Embraces First Wave of Kinect Innovation
After some initial sword rattling, Microsoft is embracing
the innovation of hardware hackers who reverse-engineered
interactive Kinect software for creative new uses.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/11/microsoft-embraces-first-wave-kinect-innov
ation

* Location, Location, Location: Three Recent Court
Controversies on Cell Phone & GPS Tracking
In the courts and on Capitol Hill, there is a heated debate
about whether individuals have a right to privacy in the
location data collected by cell phones.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/11/location-location-location-three-recent-co
urt

* FTC's New Privacy Report Endorses "Do Not Track"
Mechanism to Empower Online Consumers
The long-anticipated Federal Trade Commission privacy
report endorses revolutionary approaches to protecting
consumer privacy, including a Do Not Track mechanism
proposed to deal with the complex issue of online
behavioral advertising.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/ftcs-privacy-report-calls-attention-privac
y

* Secrets of the "New Music Industry" that the "Old Music
Industry" Doesn't Want to Know
As technology evolves, the music industry can and should
abandon a flawed copyright system in favor of modern,
profitable avenues for creating and distributing music.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/11/secrets-new-music-industry-old-music-indus
try

* Supreme Court to Decide Standard for Proving Invalidity
of a Patent
EFF filed a Supreme Court amicus brief in support of
Microsoft in a case that could help level the patent
playing field for future innovators.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/11/supreme-court-decide-standard-proving-inva
lidity

* EFF Calls on European Commission to Require a Court Order
Before ISP Takedowns
EFF filed comments urging the European Commission to adopt
protections for Internet users' freedom of expression and
privacy rights.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/11/eff-calls-european-commission-protect-inte
rnet


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miniLinks

~ History Sniffing: How YouPorn Checks What Other Porn
Sites You've Visited
One of the most popular site on the Internet is using a
simple script to check what pornography sites you may have
visited previously.
https://eff.org/r.2uC

~ WikiLeaks - News and Background
The American Civil Liberties Union argues for transparency
in a free democracy in their discussion of the
controversial whistle-blower website WikiLeaks.
https://www.aclu.org/free-speech-national-security/wikileaks-news-and-background

~ YouTube Reinstates Ally ASL's Account
American Sign Language interpreter Allyson Townsend had her
YouTube account reinstated so the can continue to translate
popular songs to the deaf and hearing-impaired communities
in a clear case of fair use.
http://blogs.houstonpress.com/rocks/2010/11/youtube_reinstates_ally_asls_a.php


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Announcements

* Roundtable: Personal Health Records Understanding the
Evolving Landscape

Lee Tien, EFF Senior Staff Attorney, will participate in a
panel discussion on: "Privacy and Security of Identifiable
Health Information in PHRs and Related Technologies:
Expectations and Concerns."
Location: Washington DC
Date: December 3, 2010
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2010/12/03/roundtable-personal-health-records-under
standing

* 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show

Stop by EFF's booth (space 4909) near entrance N3 and meet
Kellie Brownell, Development Associate. Learn more about
EFF and pick up some cool swag!
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Date: January 6-9, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2010/01/05/2011-international-consumer-electronics-
show

* EFF at RSA Conference USA 2011

Come to the EFF booth at the 2011 RSA Conference! Support
your favorite nonprofit while checking out the latest in
the infosec industry.
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date: February 13, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/02/13/eff-rsa-conference-usa-2011

* BSidesSanFrancisco

Join EFF at BSidesSanFrancisco! Security B-Sides is a
community driven unconference builtfor and by information
security community members. It is anintense event with
discussions, demos and interaction fromparticipants.
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date: February 13, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/02/13/bsidessanfrancisco

* Source Boston 2011

EFF is a proud partner of two SOURCE Security Conferences!
In addition to advanced technical talks, SOURCE offers
workshops on entrepreneurship, management strategies, job
interviewing, presentation skills, and proficiencies and
strategies designed for the security industry.
Location: Boston, MA
Date: April 20, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/04/20/source-boston-2010

Dream Job Alert!

* Criminal Defense Staff Attorney

EFF is seeking a senior staff attorney with a focus on
criminal law matters to join our legal team.
Responsibilities will include litigation, public speaking,
media outreach, and legislative and regulatory advocacy all
in connection with civil liberties and our Coders Rights
Project.

For the full announcement and information on how to apply:
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EFFector Vol. 23, No. 34 December 13, 2010 editor@eff.org

A Publication of the Electronic Frontier Foundation
ISSN 1062-9424

effector: n, Computer Sci. A device for producing a
desired change.

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In our 556th issue:

* Join EFF in Standing up Against Internet Censorship!

There has been a tremendous backlash against WikiLeaks from
governments around the world. In the United States,
lawmakers have rashly proposed a law that threatens
legitimate news reporting well beyond WikiLeaks. We expect
to see similar efforts in other countries. Like it or not,
WikiLeaks has become the emblem for one of the most
important battles for our rights that is likely to come
along in our lifetimes. We cannot sit this one out.

For more about defending free expression online:
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/join-eff-in-standing-up-against-internet-censorship

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EFF Updates

* Amazon and WikiLeaks - Online Speech is Only as Strong as
the Weakest Intermediary
Amazon cut off WikiLeaks for a supposed violation of the
terms of service - demonstrating how corporate policies can
be used to suppress free speech on matters of public
importance.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/amazon-and-wikileaks-first-amendment-only-strong

* Information is the Antidote to Fear: WikiLeaks, the Law,
and You
In response to the misunderstandings about the recent
WikiLeaks publications, this legal analysis will help
counter much of the fear that our government's so-called
"war" against WikiLeaks has generated.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/information-antidote-fear-wikileaks-law-and-you

* The FBI Arbitrarily Covers Up Evidence of Misconduct
The newest documents received in response to EFF's FOIA
requests demonstrate how the FBI's arbitrary application of
FOIA exemptions are used to hide (or in some instances
reveal!) its unlawful activities.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/fbi-arbitrarily-covers-evidence-misconduct

* Democratic Underground Responds to Righthaven Copyright
Troll Lawsuit
Righthaven is attempting to make a business out of suing
websites for copyright infringement, but Democratic
Underground decided to stand its ground -- with help from
EFF.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/democratic-underground-responds-righthaven

* Chairman Genachowski's Next Net Neutrality Proposal: What
to Watch For
As the FCC prepares to vote on a new proposal for
regulating broadband Internet service, here are a few
things to watch out for in the newest chapter of the net
neutrality debate.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/chairman-genachowski-s-next-net-neutrality


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miniLinks

~ Initial Thoughts on Microsoft IE9 Tracking Protection
Announcement
Microsoft competes on privacy with their newly-released
Tracking Protection, a built-in feature for Internet
Explorer 9 with functionality similar to a Do Not Track
mechanism.
https://eff.org/r.v6d

~ 2600 Magazine Condemns Denial of Service Attacks
A quarterly journal for the hacker community spoke out
against the recent spate of attacks on numerous e-commerce
corporations.
http://www.2600.com/news/view/article/12037

~ Give EFF Swag!
There is still time to pick up great stocking stuffers from
EFF's online store. Check out new items including 8",
5.25", and 3.5" EFF floppy disk journals that are a perfect
bit of geek irony for old school hardware lovers. We even
have Fourth Amendment Shipping Tape for your holiday
packages!
https://www.eff.org/shop


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Announcements

* 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show

Stop by EFF's booth (space 4909) near entrance N3 and meet
Kellie Brownell, Development Associate. Learn more about
EFF and pick up some cool swag!
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Date: January 6-9, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2010/01/05/2011-international-consumer-electronics-show

* EFF at RSA Conference USA 2011

Come to the EFF booth at the 2011 RSA Conference! Support
your favorite nonprofit while checking out the latest in
the infosec industry.
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date: February 13, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/02/13/eff-rsa-conference-usa-2011

* BSidesSanFrancisco

Join EFF at BSidesSanFrancisco! Security B-Sides is a
community driven unconference built for and by information
security community members. It is an intense event with
discussions, demos and interaction from participants.
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date: February 13, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/02/13/bsidessanfrancisco

* Source Boston 2011

EFF is a proud partner of two SOURCE Security Conferences!
In addition to advanced technical talks, SOURCE offers
workshops on entrepreneurship, management strategies, job
interviewing, presentation skills, and proficiencies and
strategies designed for the security industry.
Location: Boston, MA
Date: April 20, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/04/20/source-boston-2010
and
Location: Seattle, WA
Date: June 15-16, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/06/15/source-seattle-2011

Dream Job Alert!

* Criminal Defense Staff Attorney

EFF is seeking a senior staff attorney with a focus on
criminal law matters to join our legal team.
Responsibilities will include litigation, public speaking,
media outreach, and legislative and regulatory advocacy all
in connection with civil liberties and our Coders Rights
Project.

For the full announcement and information on how to apply:
https://www.eff.org/about/opportunities/criminal-defense-staff-attorney


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* Administrivia

EFFector is published by:
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https://www.eff.org/

Editor:
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rainey@eff.org

Membership & donation queries:
membership@eff.org

General EFF, legal, policy, or online resources queries:
information@eff.org

Reproduction of this publication in electronic media is
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Press releases and EFF announcements & articles may be
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 14, 2010 12:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It is very annoying that the longer links have line breaks in them and are therefore post "Page Not Found"
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Hi towy71...

Humbly apologise...

Will check in future.

As I has already read it from my Email hole I just copied it into LXF making an assumption all was ok.

Bad move...

Thanks for the notice however.
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It's been a great week for electronic privacy and the 4th Amendment!

In a decision issued yesterday, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that
the government must have a search warrant before it can seize and search emails
stored by third party email service providers. Closely tracking arguments made
by EFF in our amicus brief, the court found that email users have the same
reasonable expectation of privacy in their stored email as they do in their
phone calls and postal mail.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/breaking-news-eff-victory-appeals-court-holds

And today, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with EFF and refused the
government's request to reconsider an earlier pro-privacy decision, which held
that federal magistrates have the discretion to require the government to get a
search warrant based on probable cause before obtaining cell phone location
records. That decision, based on EFF's briefing and oral argument as a friend of
the court, has implications far beyond cell phone location privacy. It could
apply to a broad range of communications records - including the content of your
emails, your web search or browsing histories, as well as the location of your
phone.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/eff-location-privacy-victory-third-circuit-stands

Thank you to our members who allow EFF to continue the fight for privacy.
Please help us defend your rights by making a contribution today.
https://secure.eff.org/friends

Thanks from your friends at EFF!


EFF appreciates your support and respects your privacy.
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EFFector Vol. 23, No. 35 December 21, 2010 editor@eff.org

A Publication of the Electronic Frontier Foundation
ISSN 1062-9424

effector: n, Computer Sci. A device for producing a
desired change.

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In our 557th issue:

* EFF Victory: Appeals Court Holds that Email Privacy is
Protected by Fourth Amendment

In a landmark decision, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
ruled that the government must have a search warrant before
it can secretly seize and search emails stored by email
service providers. Closely tracking arguments made by EFF
in its amicus brief, the court found that email users have
the same reasonable expectation of privacy in their stored
email as they do in their phone calls and postal mail.

For more about this pivotal privacy ruling:
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/breaking-news-eff-victory-appeals-court-holds


* EFF Animation: 2010 in 8bit

From fighting fiendish copyright trolls, to freeing your
smart phones from restrictions against jailbreaking, to
helping you take better control of your privacy on
Facebook, EFF works tirelessly for your digital rights.
What better way to celebrate than to chronicle a few of our
biggest fights in 8-bit style? These breakout victories
were only possible thanks to individuals like you, so
please consider making a year-end contribution if you
haven't yet done so.

Enjoy the 2010 EFF video:
https://w2.eff.org/victory/

* Constructive Direct Action Against Censorship

The past few weeks have highlighted the vulnerability of
centralized information systems to censorship. Sites
hosting legitimate speech were caught up in an
anti-counterfeiting raid by the Department of Homeland
Security, EveryDNS stopped hosting WikiLeaks.org's DNS,
Amazon refused hosting service to WikiLeaks, and
independent protesters conducted denial-of-service attacks
on businesses refusing service to WikiLeaks. What, then,
can digital activists do to protect speech on the Internet?
Here's EFF's guide to some of the innovative projects
underway right now.

For more on constructive ways to oppose censorship:
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/constructive-direct-action-against-censorship


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EFF Updates

* New Humble Indie Bundle: Pay-What-You-Want for Games and
Help EFF, Again!
The Humble Indie Bundle, now in its highly successful
second year, lets users pay what they want to purchase a
collection of independently produced, DRM-free,
cross-platform computer games -- with a portion of the
proceeds headed to EFF!
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/new-humble-indie-bundle-pay-what-you-want-games

* EFF Location Privacy Victory at Third Circuit Stands,
With Implications Far Beyond Your Cell Phone
In a victory for consumer privacy, the Third Circuit Court
of Appeals denied the government's request that it
reconsider its September decision regarding government
access to cell phone company records that reveal your past
locations.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/eff-location-privacy-victory-third-circuit-stands

* Not-So-Gentle Persuasion: U.S. Bullies Spain into
Proposed Website Blocking Law
A set of cables reported on by El Pais make clear that the
U.S. government played a key role in Spain's controversial
website blocking bill which the Spanish government is now
trying to sneak through in a pre-holiday session this
month.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/not-so-gentle-persuasion-us-bullies-spain-proposed

* Indian Government Detains E-Voting Researchers
Two of the colleagues who assisted Hari Prasad in exposing
serious flaws in electronic voting machines used in India
were detained for hours when flying to Delhi for a security
conference.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/indian-government-detains-e-voting-researchers

* Viacom Round-Up: Still Complaining about YouTube Even as
They Profit from It
Viacom and its supporters are seeking a re-write of the
DMCA that would put all kinds of online service providers
at risk of huge statutory damages for copyright
infringement, rather than embracing a profitable new
business model.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/viacom-round-still-complaining-about-youtube-even

* Knowledge is Power: Facebook's Exceptional Approach to
Vulnerability Disclosure
Facebook has set itself apart by publishing a policy
intended to make those who discover vulnerabilities more
comfortable coming forward to report them.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/knowledge-power-facebooks-exceptional-approach

* Lawmakers and Legal Experts Call For Restraint in
Wikileaks Hearing
In a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the legal and
constitutional issues surrounding Wikileaks' publication
activities, committee members repeatedly emphasized the
importance of protecting First Amendment rights and
cautioned against overreaction.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/lawmakers-and-legal-experts-call-for-restraint

* Human Rights Organizations Worldwide Decry Attacks on
Freedom of Expression
In the weeks since cablegate.wikileaks.org was taken down,
human rights organizations around the world have condemned
the attacks on Wikileaks and have raised their voices to
protect freedom of expression online.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/human-rights-organizations-freedom-expression

* A Mixed Ninth Circuit Ruling in MDY v. Blizzard: WoW
Buyers Are Not Owners But Glider Users Are Not Copyright
Infringers
The Ninth Circuit issued its decision in the second of a
trio of cases that raise the critical legal question of
whether "magic words" in a end-user license agreement
(EULA) slapped onto a consumer product can turn buyers (or
gift recipients) into mere licensees, rather than owners.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/mixed-ninth-circuit-ruling-mdy-v-blizzard-wow

* Commerce Department's Online Privacy Report a Positive
Step, But Self-Regulation Isn't Enough
The new Department of Commerce "green paper" on online
privacy echoes EFF's concerns about the enormous gap
between consumer privacy expectations and business reality
in the online environment, but stops short of endorsing
enforceable consumer privacy rules.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/commerce-departments-online-privacy-report

* Season's Greetings from EFF's International Team
EFF works in a range of international policy venues and
with partner organizations worldwide to defend your digital
rights; find out how EFF's International Team is working to
defend your digital freedom across the globe.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/season-s-greetings-effs-international-team

* Work With EFF's International Policy Team Next Summer!
If you are you a student who is passionate about protecting
online civil liberties, then apply for a Google Policy
Fellowship to work with EFF's international policy team
next summer!
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/work-effs-international-team-summer-google-policy


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miniLinks

~ Your Apps Are Watching You
A new report from the Wall Street Journal shows that
application privacy isn't just a Facebook problem; iPhone
and Android phones leak personal data to apps, too.
https://eff.org/r.v78

~ Warner Brothers Won't Fight 'Yogi Bear' Video Parody
This dark parody imagines a dire ending to the 'Yogi Bear'
movie - but refreshingly won't be subject to take down by
Warner Brothers, according to the studio.
https://eff.org/r.4vz

~ Piracy Fight Shuts Down Music Blogs
Artist-endorsed music blogs are among sites silenced by
United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
https://eff.org/r.2vh


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Announcements

* 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show

Stop by EFF's booth (space 4909) near entrance N3 and meet
Kellie Brownell, Development Associate. Learn more about
EFF and pick up some cool swag!
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Date: January 6-9, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2010/01/05/2011-international-consumer-electronics-show

* EFF at RSA Conference USA 2011

Come to the EFF booth at the 2011 RSA Conference! Support
your favorite nonprofit while checking out the latest in
the infosec industry.
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date: February 13, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/02/13/eff-rsa-conference-usa-2011

* BSidesSanFrancisco

Join EFF at BSidesSanFrancisco! Security B-Sides is a
community driven unconference built for and by information
security community members. It is an intense event with
discussions, demos and interaction from participants.
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date: February 13, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/02/13/bsidessanfrancisco

* Source Boston 2011

EFF is a proud partner of two SOURCE Security Conferences!
In addition to advanced technical talks, SOURCE offers
workshops on entrepreneurship, management strategies, job
interviewing, presentation skills, and proficiencies and
strategies designed for the security industry.
Location: Boston, MA
Date: April 20, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/04/20/source-boston-201
and Location: Seattle, WA
Date: June 15-16, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/06/15/source-seattle-2011

Dream Job Alert!

* Criminal Defense Staff Attorney

EFF is seeking a senior staff attorney with a focus on
criminal law matters to join our legal team.
Responsibilities will include litigation, public speaking,
media outreach, and legislative and regulatory advocacy all
in connection with civil liberties and our Coders Rights
Project.

For the full announcement and information on how to apply:
https://www.eff.org/about/opportunities/criminal-defense-staff-attorney


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* Administrivia

EFFector is published by:
The Electronic Frontier Foundation
Shotwell Street
San Francisco CA 94110-1914 USA
+1 415 436 9333 (voice)
+1 415 436 9993 (fax)
https://www.eff.org/

Editor:
Rainey Reitman, Activist
rainey@eff.org

Membership & donation queries:
membership@eff.org

General EFF, legal, policy, or online resources queries:
information@eff.org

Reproduction of this publication in electronic media is
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individually, please contact the authors for their
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EFFector Vol. 24, No. 1 January 3, 2011 editor@eff.org

A Publication of the Electronic Frontier Foundation
ISSN 1062-9424

effector: n, Computer Sci. A device for producing a
desired change.

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In our 558th issue:

* What is Traitorware?

Technology that acts behind your back to betray your
privacy is not a science fiction vision of the future.
Digital cameras are embedding metadata into photos,
printers are incorporating a secret code into every page
they print, and Apple's creepy patent could be used to
record your voice, take a picture of your location, or even
record your heart beat. Traitorware secretly spies on you
and gives your personal data away to a third party.

For more about traitorware:
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/what-traitorware


* Chilling Effects Supporters Fight Back Against Perfect 10
Challenge

Adult publisher Perfect 10 is trying to squelch fair use of
copyrighted materials by Chilling Effects -- and EFF is
fighting back. The online intellectual property resource
Chilling Effects gathers and analyzes legal notices
alleging online copyright infringement -- a vital resource
for public education and study. But adult publisher Perfect
10 alleges that Google is infringing on copyright by
sharing its notices. EFF joined other founders and
participants in the Chilling Effects Clearinghouse in
filing an amicus brief to urge the court to reject this
attempt to block Google's contribution to the site.

Read more about the Chilling Effect's fight for fair use:
https://www.eff.org/press/archives/2010/12/22


* Wikileaks Mirror Taken Down: Host Buckles Under Demands
from Upstream Provider

Wikileaks isn't the only site struggling because service
providers are pulling their support. It appears that at
least one person who wants to provide mirror access to
Wikileaks documents is having the same trouble. EFF was
contacted by a user who mirrored Cablegate documents on his
website -- only to have his hosting provider, SiteGround,
suspend his account. SiteGround explained the decision by
claiming they were worried about potential DDOS attacks.
That's right: they cut off his service for a hypothetical
future event.

For more on the Wikileaks mirror takedown:
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/weakest-links-host-buckles-when-upstream-provider


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EFF Updates

* Case Closed? Court Issues Final Judgment in NSA Spying
Case, Al-Haramain v. Obama
The court has granted plaintiffs a $2.5 million award in a
long-contested case regarding NSA's warrantless wiretapping
of an Islamic charity's lawyers.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/case-closed-court-issues-final-judgment-nsa-spying

* Lawmakers Must Respect Freedom of Expression in Wikileaks
Debate
A broad coalition of advocacy organizations sent an open
letter to U.S. lawmakers calling on them to respect freedom
of expression in the debate over the whistle-blower website
Wikileaks.
https://www.eff.org/press/archives/2010/12/21

* Sending Money Overseas? The Government Wants to Know.
The rules proposed by the Financial Crimes Enforcement
Network would require banks and money transmitters to
report to the government any cross-border electronic funds
transfer.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/sending-money-overseas-holidays-government-wants

* Genachowski Wins on Net Neutrality, Sort of
After a down-to-the-wire push, the Federal Communications
Commission approved its long-awaited regulatory proposal on
net neutrality -- and, despite good intentions, we may up
with a lose/lose situation.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/genachowski-wins-sort

* EFF Announces Intellectual Property Legal Team
We are proud to announce our new lineup of attorneys focused
on intellectual property issues: Director Corynne McSherry,
Attorney Abigail Philips, and Attorney Julie Samuels, with
Senior Staff Attorney Kurt Opsahl continuing his dual role
on the civil liberties and intellectual property teams.
https://www.eff.org/press/archives/2010/12/20

* Help EFF Defend Against Righthaven Trolls
Attorneys! Join EFF in our fight against copyright troll
Righthaven, which has brought over 190 cases against
bloggers, online journalists, and others this year.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/help-eff-defend-against-righthaven-trolls

* New EFF Member Cards
EFF is introducing new annual membership levels and
benefits -- so there's never been a better time to show
your commitment to online civil liberties.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/new-eff-member-cards


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2010 Year in Review

Last January, EFF staff made a dozen predictions about what
the coming year would bring for law, technology, free
speech, privacy, and intellectual property. At the close of
2010, our staff revisited each of these predictions and
analyzed how close our prognostications were to what really
occurred over the course of the year. In some cases we
were right -- and in other cases, there was just no way to
predict what happened in 2010. Check out the 12 trends we
identified:

1. Attacks on Cryptography
Our predictions on this front were solid -- technology
researchers in 2010 showed the many ways that encrypted
communications aren't as safe as users expect.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/2010-trend-watch-attacks-cryptography

2. Books and Newspapers
Copyright troll Righthaven lurched down the RIAA's dark
path by launching hundreds of lawsuits against individual
bloggers, while iPad entered into the fray of digital
books.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/2010-trend-watch-update-books-and-newspapers

3. Global Internet Censorship
Big media corporations are pushing the government to adopt
website blacklists, and the backlash against Wikileaks shows how
informal government pressure can shut down free speech.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/2010-trend-watch-update-global-internet-censorship

4. Hardware Hacking
Jailbreaking has become more mainstream and the court found
that violations of license agreements do not always amount
to copyright infringement -- so a good year for hardware
hacking indeed!
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/2010-trend-watch-update-hardware-hacking

5. Location Privacy
EFF brought home two major court victories that
strengthened your rights against location tracking by the
government.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/2010-trend-watch-update-5-location-privacy

6. Net Neutrality
The FCC approved a final set of regulations concerning net
neutrality -- which may have some worrisome loopholes and
exemptions.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/2010-trend-watch-update-net-neutrality

7. Online Video
Consumer interests are overshadowed by the goals of media
corporations that want to perpetuate DRM both online and
off.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/2010-trend-watch-update-online-video

8. Congress
It's no surprise that civil liberties faced a tough year on
the Hill, but the COICA Internet censorship bill is bad
legislation we couldn't have predicted.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/2010-trend-watch-update-congress

9. Social Networking Privacy
It was a watershed year for social networking privacy --
with Facebook igniting controversy with the Instant
Personalization and Connections features, and EFF
responding with our Social Network Users' Bill of Rights.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/2010-trend-watch-update-social-networking-privacy

10. Three Strikes
IP rightsholders and global policy-makers have realized
that Three Strikes automatic disconnection laws and
policies are a short-term measure, and are now focusing
their efforts on Internet intermediary obligations to block
webpages.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/2010-trend-watch-update-three-strikes-truth-and

11. Fair Use of Trademarks
Activists, parodists, and online content creators continue
to fight for their rights to fair use against improper
trademark threats.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/2010-trend-watch-update-fair-use-trademarks

12. Web Browser Privacy
Advances in hard-to-delete supercookies and browser
fingerprinting leave consumers with few ways to easily
protect their privacy online.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/2010-trend-watch-update-web-browser-privacy


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Announcements

* SF4D January Meetup: the Wikileaks Fallout

EFF Staff Activist Rainey Reitman will join a panel
discussion on Wikileaks.
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date: January 5, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/01/05/sf4d-january-meetup-changes-s-f-city-hall

* 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show

Stop by EFF's booth (space 4909) near entrance N3 and meet
Kellie Brownell, Development Associate. Learn more about
EFF and pick up some cool swag!
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Date: January 6-9, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2010/01/05/2011-international-consumer-electronics-show

* Happy Hour with Your Favorite Civil Liberties
Organizations

EFF joins FIRE (Foundation for Individual Rights in
Education), and the First Amendment Project for this event.
You'll find drink specials including $3 beers, $4 glasses of
wine, and $5 mixed drinks. There will also be complimentary
hors d'oeuvres!
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date: January 13, 2010
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/01/13/happy-hour-your-favorite-civil-liberty


* EFF at RSA Conference USA 2011

Come to the EFF booth at the 2011 RSA Conference! Support
your favorite nonprofit while checking out the latest in
the infosec industry.
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date: February 13, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/02/13/eff-rsa-conference-usa-2011

* BSidesSanFrancisco

Join EFF at BSidesSanFrancisco! Security B-Sides is a
community driven unconference built for and by information
security community members. It is an intense event with
discussions, demos and interaction from participants.
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date: February 13, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/02/13/bsidessanfrancisco

* Source Boston 2011

EFF is a proud partner of two SOURCE Security Conferences!
In addition to advanced technical talks, SOURCE offers
workshops on entrepreneurship, management strategies, job
interviewing, presentation skills, and proficiencies and
strategies designed for the security industry.
Location: Boston, MA
Date: April 20, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/04/20/source-boston-2010
and
Location: Seattle, WA
Date: June 15-16, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/06/15/source-seattle-2011

Dream Job Alert!

* Criminal Defense Staff Attorney

EFF is seeking a senior staff attorney with a focus on
criminal law matters to join our legal team.
Responsibilities will include litigation, public speaking,
media outreach, and legislative and regulatory advocacy all
in connection with civil liberties and our Coders Rights
Project.

For the full announcement and information on how to apply:
https://www.eff.org/about/opportunities/criminal-defense-staff-attorney


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* Administrivia

EFFector is published by:
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San Francisco CA 94110-1914 USA
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Editor:
Rainey Reitman, Activist
rainey@eff.org

Membership & donation queries:
membership@eff.org

General EFF, legal, policy, or online resources queries:
information@eff.org

Reproduction of this publication in electronic media is
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 14, 2011 9:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

EFFector Vol. 24, No. 2 January 13, 2011 editor@eff.org

A Publication of the Electronic Frontier Foundation
ISSN 1062-9424

effector: n, Computer Sci. A device for producing a
desired change.

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In our 559th issue:

* EFF Calls for Immediate Action to Defend Tunisian
Activists Against Government Cyberattacks

The Tunisian government turned up the heat on bloggers,
activists, and dissidents by launching a JavaScript
injection attack that siphoned off the usernames and
passwords of Tunisians logging in to Google, Yahoo, and
Facebook. The Tunisian government has used these stolen
credentials to log in to Tunisians' accounts, presumably
downloading their messages, emails, and social graphs for
further analysis, and then deleting the accounts entirely.
By late last week, the Tunisian government had started
arresting and detaining bloggers. Websites should take
concrete steps as quickly as possible to protect their
Tunisian users.

For more about the attacks on Tunisian activists:
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2011/01/eff-calls-immediate-action-defend-tunisian

* EFF Wins Landmark Ruling Freeing Promo CDs for Resale

An appeals court shot down bogus copyright infringement
allegations from Universal Music Group (UMG), affirming an
eBay seller's right to resell promotional CDs that he buys
from secondhand stores and rejecting UMG's attempt to claim
that a sticker on a CD created a license agreement
forbidding resale. The court noted that UMG did not
maintain control of the CDs once it mailed them out, did
not require the recipients to agree to the "conditions" it
sought to impose with the not-for-sale label, and did not
require return of the CDs if the recipient did not consent.

Read more about this victory for consumers' first sale
rights:
https://www.eff.org/press/archives/2011/01/04-0


* EFF Calls for Court to Affirm Downsized Copyright Damages

EFF urged a federal court to affirm downsized damages in
Sony v. Tenenbaum, a file-sharing case in which a jury
originally ordered a college student to pay $675,000 for
infringing copyright in 30 songs. A federal judge reduced
the jury award to $67,500 last July, citing constitutional
concerns and basic fairness. The record companies appealed
the judge's decision to the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of
Appeals. EFF argued in an amicus brief that the judge was
right to try to ensure that damages in infringement cases
bear a reasonable relationship to actual harm.

For more on this copyright damages issue:
https://www.eff.org/press/archives/2011/01/04

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EFF Updates

* The Best of Cablegate
While Wikileaks continues to provoke debate from many
sides, Cablegate has served an important role in bettering
public understanding on matters of public concern.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2011/01/cablegate-disclosures-have-furthered-investigative

* When Bad Patents Hurt Good People
In another example of using patents to stifle -- rather
than promote -- innovation, a company called FlightPrep is
threatening online flight planning sites with its newly
obtained patent.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2011/01/when-bad-patents-hurt-good-people-patent-threat

* Happy New Year from EFF!
The donations, advocacy, and steadfast moral support of our
friends and followers have helped make EFF the formidable
organization that it is today.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2011/01/happy-new-year-eff

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miniLinks

~ EFF is Representing Icelandic Member of Parliament
EFF is representing Birgitta Jónsdóttir, Icelandic Member
of Parliament, in respondingto a court order for her Twitter
account information.
https://eff.org/r.w95

~ Sony Sues over PS3 Hack
Sony issued a lawsuit over a hack of PS3 demonstrated at
the CCC conference.
Read the TRO Motion: https://eff.org/r.w9A
Read the complaint: https://eff.org/r.5w9

~ EFF Staff Activist Discusses Internet Censorship
Staff Activist Richard Esguerra discusses COICA, the
Internet censorship bill, on Chomp.fm hacker radio.
http://chomp.fm/001/ [audio]

~ Is the SSLiverse a Safe Place?
Senior Staff Activist Peter Eckersley & researcher Jesse
Burns talk about EFF's SSL Observatory at CCC.
https://eff.org/r.3wC [video]


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Announcements

* Happy Hour with Your Favorite Civil Liberties
Organizations

EFF joins FIRE (Foundation for Individual Rights in
Education), and the First Amendment Project for this event.
You'll find drink specials including $3 beers, $4 glasses
of wine, and $5 mixed drinks. There will also be
complimentary hors d'oeuvres!
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date: January 13, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/01/13/happy-hour-your-favorite-civil-liberty

* A Media Intervention for Wikileaks

Staff Activist Rainey Reitman will be talking about the
rights of online publishers and the perils of censorship
during an outdoor rally for Wikileaks. This event is part
of the global days of action for Wikileaks.
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date: January 15, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/01/15/media-intervention-wikileaks

* 7th Annual State of the Net Conference

EFF Senior Staff Attorney Kevin Bankston is participating
in a panel on "DOJ Surveillance Blueprints: A CALEAmity for
the U.S. Technology Industry?"
Location: Washington, DC
Date: January 18, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/01/18/7th-annual-state-net-conference

* Electronic Communications Act (ECPA) Revisited

EFF Senior Staff Attorney Kevin Bankston will be
participating in a panel discussion about the latest
privacy developments in court and Congress. Kevin will
cover some of the cases he has litigated and the state of
ECPA. This event is free and open to the public, however
reservations are required.
Location: Stanford, CA
Date: January 24, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/01/24/electronic-communications-act-ecpa-revisited

* The Technology of Privacy: When Geeks Meet Wonks

EFF's Senior Staff Technologist Peter Eckersley will be
participating in a panel discussion on the future of online
privacy as part of Data Privacy Day.
Location: Washington, DC
Date: January 28, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/01/28/technology-privacy-when-geeks-meet-wonks

* EFF at RSA Conference USA 2011

Come to the EFF booth at the 2011 RSA Conference! Support
your favorite nonprofit while checking out the latest in
the infosec industry.
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date: February 13, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/02/13/eff-rsa-conference-usa-2011

* BSidesSanFrancisco

Join EFF at BSidesSanFrancisco! Security B-Sides is a
community driven unconference built for and by information
security community members. It is an intense event with
discussions, demos and interaction from participants.
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date: February 13, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/02/13/bsidessanfrancisco

* EFF's 21st Birthday Party!

Join us as nerdcore and chiptune artists Dual Core,
Crashfaster, Adam WarRock, and Trash80 sling dope rhymes
and bangin' bleeps for EFF's 21st birthday at the
future-focused BAMM.tv studio in San Francisco.
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date: February 16, 2011
https://www.eff.org/birthday

* Source Boston 2011

EFF is a proud partner of two SOURCE Security Conferences!
In addition to advanced technical talks, SOURCE offers
workshops on entrepreneurship, management strategies, job
interviewing, presentation skills, and proficiencies and
strategies designed for the security industry.
Location: Boston, MA
Date: April 20, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/04/20/source-boston-2010
and
Location: Seattle, WA
Date: June 15-16, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/06/15/source-seattle-2011

Dream Job Alert!

* Criminal Defense Staff Attorney

EFF is seeking a senior staff attorney with a focus on
criminal law matters to join our legal team.
Responsibilities will include litigation, public speaking,
media outreach, and legislative and regulatory advocacy all
in connection with civil liberties and our Coders Rights
Project.

For the full announcement and information on how to apply:
https://www.eff.org/about/opportunities/criminal-defense-staff-attorney


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* Administrivia

EFFector is published by:
The Electronic Frontier Foundation
Shotwell Street
San Francisco CA 94110-1914 USA
+1 415 436 9333 (voice)
+1 415 436 9993 (fax)
https://www.eff.org/

Editor:
Rainey Reitman, Activist
rainey@eff.org

Membership & donation queries:
membership@eff.org

General EFF, legal, policy, or online resources queries:
information@eff.org

Reproduction of this publication in electronic media is
encouraged. Signed articles do not necessarily represent
the views of EFF. To reproduce signed articles
individually, please contact the authors for their
express permission.

Press releases and EFF announcements & articles may be
reproduced individually at will.

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https://www.eff.org/effector/
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EFFector Vol. 24, No. 3 January 24, 2011 editor@eff.org

A Publication of the Electronic Frontier Foundation
ISSN 1062-9424

effector: n, Computer Sci. A device for producing a
desired change.

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In our 560th issue:

* Social Media and Law Enforcement: Who Gets What Data and
When?

EFF's ongoing Freedom of Information Act project has
brought a new round of revelations about how data collected
by social networking sites can be obtained by the
government. As part of our request to the Department of
Justice and other federal agencies, we asked for copies of
the guides social networking sites themselves send out to
law enforcement explaining how agents can obtain
information about a site's users. The guides we got back
enabled us to make an unprecedented comparison of these
critical documents, as most of the information was not
available publicly before now.

For more about social networking sites' policies of sharing
data with the government:
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2011/01/social-media-and-law-enforcement-who-gets-what

* Sony v. Hotz: Sony Sends A Dangerous Message to
Researchers -- and Its Customers

Sony has sued several security researchers for publishing
information about security holes in Sony's PlayStation 3.
At first glance, it's hard to see why Sony is bothering;
the security flaws, which were made public weeks ago, allow
users to run Linux on their machines -- something Sony used
to support but recently started trying to prevent. The real
point of this lawsuit, it appears, is to send a message to
security researchers around the world: publish the details
of our security flaws and we'll come after you with both
barrels blazing.

Read more about Sony's aggressive suit against security
researchers:
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2011/01/sony-v-hotz-sony-sends-dangerous-message

* EFF Asks Judges to Quash Subpoenas in Porn-Downloading
Lawsuits

EFF has asked an Illinois judge to quash subpoenas issued
in predatory lawsuits involving alleged illegal downloading
of pornography. In a recent amicus brief, EFF argued that
adult film companies were abusing the law in order to
coerce settlement payments despite serious problems with
the underlying claims. When adult film companies file these
predatory lawsuits, there is the added pressure of
embarrassment associated with pornography -- all of which
can result in defendents settling quickly instead of
arguing the merits of their case in court.

For more about predatory lawsuits by porn companies:
https://www.eff.org/press/archives/2011/01/17

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EFF Updates

* Early Lessons from the Tunisian Revolution
The Tunisian revolution showed the incredible power and
real risks involved when online activists use social
networking tools in repressive regimes.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2011/01/tunisian-news-round

* Don't Sacrifice Security on Mobile Devices
EFF urges users and developers to exert pressure on mobile
device vendors in a bid for better security.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2011/01/dont-sacrifice-security-mobile-devices

* Bitcoin - a Step Toward Censorship-Resistant Digital
Currency
Bitcoin, a project to create a peer-to-peer digital
currency, seeks to allow users to generate and exchange
money without traditional third parties.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2011/01/bitcoin-step-toward-censorship-resistant

* Know Before You Go, Part 2: Burning Man Improves Ticket
Terms But Retains Takedown Powers
The 2011 ticket terms for Burning Man show some reforms but
still give Burning Man Organization the right to send take
down notices to participants who post photos.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2011/01/know-you-go-part-2-burning-man-improves-ticket

* Fuzzy Boundaries: The Potential Impact of Vague Secondary
Liability Doctrines on Technology Innovation
Former EFF intern and accomplished photographer Paul Szynol
warns that today's vague, secondary liability rules may
smother innovation from inventors big and small.
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2011/01/fuzzy-boundaries-potential-impact-vague-secondary

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miniLinks

~ If Wikileaks Scraped P2P Networks for "Leaks," Did it
Break Federal Criminal Law?
Prof. Paul Ohm discusses how scraping p2p networks for
files is probably not a violation of the Computer Fraud &
Abuse Act.
https://eff.org/r.x7a

~ EFF and the ACLU Contend Government Needs Probable Cause
& Warrant to Track Cell Phones
EFF teamed up with the ACLU in opposing federal government
attempts to obtain cell phone users' historical location
data from cell phone service providers without establishing
probable cause and obtaining a warrant.
https://eff.org/r.3wR

~ Kindle DRM Broken
Too Smart Guys created a video showing how they removed the
DRM from Kindle books using Python and Windows.
http://www.boingboing.net/2011/01/15/howto-break-kindle-b.html

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Announcements

* Electronic Communications Act (ECPA) Revisited

EFF Senior Staff Attorney Kevin Bankston joins a panel
discussion about the latest privacy developments in court
and Congress, and covers some of the cases he has litigated
and the state of ECPA. This event is free and open to the
public, however reservations are required.
Location: Stanford, CA
Date: January 24, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/01/24/electronic-communications-act-ecpa-revisited

* The Technology of Privacy: When Geeks Meet Wonks

EFF's Senior Staff Technologist Peter Eckersley is participating in a
panel discussion on the future of online privacy as part of
Data Privacy Day.
Location: Washington, DC
Date: January 28, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/01/28/technology-privacy-when-geeks-meet-wonks

* SchmooCon 2011 - and the Summit on the Hill

SchmooCon is already sold out -- but don't despair! EFF
Senior Staff Attorney Marcia Hofmann's talk, "Computer
Search and Seizure," will be live-streamed online. If you
plan to be DC, come to EFF's fundraiser and meet ShmooCon
speakers and VIPs in a private setting.
Location: Washington, DC
Date: January 28-30, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/01/28/shmoocon-2011

* 2011 Consumer Protection Conference
Staff Attorney Jen Lynch joins in a panel at the ABA
Consumer Protection Conference on "'You've Got a Friend,'
But Is It Ethical?"
Location: Washington, DC
Date: February 3, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/02/03/2011-consumer-protection-conference

* EFF at RSA Conference USA 2011

Come to the EFF booth at the 2011 RSA Conference! Support
your favorite nonprofit while checking out the latest in
the infosec industry.
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date: February 13, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/02/13/eff-rsa-conference-usa-2011

* BSidesSanFrancisco

Join EFF at BSidesSanFrancisco! Security B-Sides is a
community driven unconference built for and by information
security community members. It is an intense event with
discussions, demos and interaction from participants.
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date: February 13, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/02/13/bsidessanfrancisco

* EFF's 21st Birthday Party!

Join us as nerdcore and chiptune artists Dual Core,
Crashfaster, Adam WarRock, and Trash80 sling dope rhymes
and bangin' bleeps for EFF's 21st birthday at the
future-focused BAMM.tv studio in San Francisco.
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date: February 16, 2011
https://www.eff.org/birthday

* Source Boston 2011

EFF is a proud partner of two SOURCE Security Conferences!
In addition to advanced technical talks, SOURCE offers
workshops on entrepreneurship, management strategies, job
interviewing, presentation skills, and proficiencies and
strategies designed for the security industry.
Location: Boston, MA
Date: April 20, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/04/20/source-boston-2010
and
Location: Seattle, WA
Date: June 15-16, 2011
https://www.eff.org/calendar/2011/06/15/source-seattle-2011

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* Administrivia

EFFector is published by:
The Electronic Frontier Foundation
Shotwell Street
San Francisco CA 94110-1914 USA
+1 415 436 9333 (voice)
+1 415 436 9993 (fax)
https://www.eff.org/

Editor:
Rainey Reitman, Activist
rainey@eff.org

Membership & donation queries:
membership@eff.org

General EFF, legal, policy, or online resources queries:
information@eff.org

Reproduction of this publication in electronic media is
encouraged. Signed articles do not necessarily represent
the views of EFF. To reproduce signed articles
individually, please contact the authors for their
express permission.

Press releases and EFF announcements & articles may be
reproduced individually at will.

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