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June 12, 2019
Details of Justice Department Efforts To Break Encryption of Facebook Messenger Must Be Made Public, EFF Tells Court Ruling Blocking DOJ Should Be Unsealed To Keep Public Informed About Anti-Encryption Tactics San Francisco—The Electronic Frontier Foundation asked a federal appeals court today to make public a ruling that reportedly forbade the Justice Department from forcing...
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Experts Warn Congress: Proposed Changes to Patent Law Would Thwart Innovation It should be clear now that messing around with Section 101 of the Patent Act is a bad idea. A Senate subcommittee has just finished hearing testimony about a bill that would wreak havoc on the patent system. Dozens of witnesses have testified, including EFF Staff Attorney...
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via Sovereign Man Sun Tzu, the legendary Chinese general of the 6th century BC Zhou Dynasty, famously wrote in the Art of War: “When you engage in actual fighting, if victory is long in coming, then men’s weapons will grow dull and their ardor will be damped. If you lay siege to a town, you will exhaust...
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“You had to live—did live, from habit that became instinct—in the assumption that every sound you made was overheard, and, except in darkness, every movement scrutinized.”—George Orwell, 1984 Tread cautiously: the fiction of George Orwell has become an operation manual for the omnipresent, modern-day surveillance state. It’s been 70 years since Orwell—dying, beset by fever and bloody...
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CEI LUNCH BRIEFING: The Case Against Carbon Taxes Location:  Russell Senate Office Building 2 Constitution Ave NE Washington, DC 20002 United States Event Date:  Google Outlook MAC/iOS Teaser:  Join us for an expert panel discussion on the case against carbon taxes. Debates on Capitol Hill around the Green New Deal have reinvigorated the call for...
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The Tyranny of Drug Laws The recent drug bust of Russian journalist Ivan Golunov reminds us of another aspect of drug laws — the ability of tyrannical regimes to use such laws to target innocent people. In fact, consider any tyrannical regime in the world — North Korea, China, Vietnam, Cuba, Egypt, Myanmar (Burma), Saudi...
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Social Media Platforms Increase Transparency About Content Removal Requests, But Many Keep Users in the Dark When Their Speech Is Censored, EFF Report Shows Who Has Your Back Spotlights Good, and Not So Good, Content Moderation Policies San Francisco and Tunis, Tunisia—While social media platforms are increasingly giving users the opportunity to appeal decisions to...
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Apocalypse Now: A Moroccan Oasis Struggles with Climate Change Droughts, sandstorms and flash flooding: In the southern Moroccan oasis M’Hamid El Ghizlane, the effects global warming is likely to have on the Mediterranean region can already be observed today. Posted: June 12, 2019 11:22 am by SPIEGEL Online
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Iceland tops the charts for most peaceful country in the world For the eighth year running Iceland tops the Global Peace Index as the world’s most peaceful country in a ranking of 163 nations while Afghanistan moves into last place just after Syria. Posted: June 12, 2019 8:53 am by RFI
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