FBI’s Cozy Arrangement With Geek Squad Employees Remains Shrouded In Secrecy
While EFF pried few documents from FBI on relationship with Geek Squad, it mostly stonewalled on key issues that implicate constitutional rights.
Censorship: US Army Blocks Chelsea Manning From Reading EFF Posts
The US Army blocked whistleblower Chelsea Manning, imprisoned at Fort Leavenworth, from reading printouts from the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s website.
How A Dancing Baby Video Helped Save The Online Right To Fair Use
Published in partnership with MintPress News. SAN FRANCISCO — Free speech activists are hailing a recent court decision about a dancing baby video which they say protects Internet fair use, a critical free speech right, from corporate repression. The 29-second video, published in 2007 by Stephanie Lenz, shows her 13-month-old
Key Constitutional Issues Avoided as Lawsuit Against NSA Surveillance Heads Back to Lower Court
Today, a federal appeals court vacated a preliminary injunction against the National Security Agency’s phone records surveillance program, and the lawsuit was sent back to the lower court for further proceedings if appropriate. But the U.S. Court of Appeals did not rule on whether the program, exposed by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, was lawful or not.