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United States Asks Google for User information on 4,601 Occasions in Six Months

by Matthew L. Schafer In an effort towards increased transparency, Google has released a month-by-month list of governments who most often request information on users and make takedown requests.  From July of 2009 to December of 2010, the United States … Continue reading

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Court Set to Hear EFF, ACLU Arguments to Vacate Subpoena for Twitter Accounts

by Matthew L. Schafer On February 8, the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia unsealed motions made by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) challenging an earlier subpoena seeking information related to … Continue reading

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Electronic Frontier Foundation Says Illegal Download Charges Are “Predatory”

by Matthew L. Schafer (Update: 6/30/2010: According to a press release from the EFF, “Judge Collyer ordered the plaintiffs, TWC and amici to work together to draft a notice that could be sent to subscribers whose information is sought.”  EFF, … Continue reading

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