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If You Are Reading This, You Care About the EFF

If you blog, or read blogs; have a Facebook account, Twitter, read news online, have a web page . . . in short: if you do anything online — you care about the EFF. Right now you can do two things to support them and it won’t cost you any money. 1. Sign the Open Letter to President Obama. When …Continue reading →

Let the Sunshine In!

It’s Sunshine Week — the  national initiative to open a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information. Today I received this from the EFF: Over the past two and a half years, EFF has filed hundreds of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and made thousands of pages of once-secret documents available to the public on …Continue reading →

12 Days of EFF Enjoy and celebrate our online freedoms!

Give the EFF some love!

If you know me, you know I’m very interested in the legal issues that arise from how new technologies and intellectual capital interesect. That means that I support the EFF. Due to the tough economic times we are all experiencing (and maybe folks with spare cash to spend on activism feeling tapped out after the election), EFF is not getting …Continue reading →

DeBeers Says Parody is Illegal?

Sad but true. But you need to know the whole story. First of all, go here (before it’s taken down!) and enjoy one of the most brilliant spoofs I’ve ever seen or heard of. deBeers — you know, the diamond people — is threatening the Swiss-based domain registrar,, with expensive lawsuits unless they disable the spoof website. The threatened …Continue reading →