Tag Archives: 1st Amendment

Safe and Sorry – Terrorism & Mass Surveillance

Let us not–out of fear–destroy what we are most proud of: democracy and your fundamental rights and liberties.

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In 3-D Printing Case, “Code Is Speech” Faces New Challenges

This will be interesting to watch.

EFF has filed a brief in Defense Distributed v. Department of State, a case that could push forward recognition for the hard fought principle that publishing computer files that communicate information, even in an esoteric format, is speech protected by the First Amendment.

Source: In 3-D Printing Case, “Code Is Speech” Faces New Challenges | Electronic Frontier Foundation

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How the TPP Will Affect You and Your Digital Rights

Good-bye, cosplay; it’s been fun. Also, it’s been nice knowing you, gaming mods, investigative journalism, open-source, privacy, electronic security, freedom of speech, technological innovation, and rational thought! Au revoir, mes amis!

The Internet is a diverse ecosystem of private and public stakeholders. By excluding a large sector of communities—like security researchers, artists, libraries, and user rights groups—trade negotiators skewed the priorities of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) towards major tech companies and copyright industries that have a strong interest in maintaining and expanding their monopolies of digital services and content.

Source: How the TPP Will Affect You and Your Digital Rights | Electronic Frontier Foundation