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The PATENT Act: The Senate’s Solid Start to Reforming the Patent System

Will this be the year we pass patent reform? With both houses of Congress finally introducing strong bills to target patent trolls, we sure hope…

‘160 euros a pop’: Uber launches ‘hail’ helicopter service at Cannes Film Festival

Published time: May 05, 2015 20:39 Reuters / Christian Hartmann The US-based car-hailing app will offer helicopter taxis during the Cannes Film Festival, French TV…

A New Chapter in the Fight for Civil Liberties

This article appeared in EFFector , EFF’s almost-weekly newsletter about cutting-edge tech policy issues. Subscribe by entering your email address in the box on the…

Qatar cover-up? Doha detains German reporters investigating FIFA World Cup

Published time: May 05, 2015 06:04 FIFA President Sepp Blatter (R) and Qatar Football Association (QFA) President Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Bin Ahmed al-Thani exchange…

​Athens cheers German president’s stance on WWII reparations to Greece

Published time: May 03, 2015 14:03 ARCHIVE PHOTO: A Presidential guard pays tribute at the…

SOPA Lives On For the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition

Last week the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition (IACC) held their spring conference in San Diego, to…

Blue ice and whales: Breathtaking drone video of Antarctica revealed

Published time: May 03, 2015 06:03 Still from Vimeo video by Kalle Ljung Bird’s eye…

Radioactive water leaked from Fukushima storage tank – TEPCO

Published time: May 02, 2015 21:05 An aerial view shows the Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s…

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EFF: Obama’s new cybersecurity proposal recycles ideas that should be left on the shelf

EFF: Obama’s new cybersecurity proposal recycles ideas that should be left on the shelf

More needs to be done to protect cyberspace and enhance computer security. But President Obama’s cybersecurity legislative proposal recycles old ideas that should remain where they’ve been since May 2011:…

Hackers hijack Pentagon social media accounts to post pro-Islamic State messages

Hackers hijack Pentagon social media accounts to post pro-Islamic State messages

By End the Lie Major Pentagon social media accounts were hacked Monday by a group that posted pro-Islamic State messages and threatened American troops. Read more: “Reports: woman hunted by…

Reports: woman hunted by police over Paris attacks left country last week

Reports: woman hunted by police over Paris attacks left country last week

By End the Lie Hayat Boumeddiene, the 26-year-old female suspect in the attacks on the Charlie Hebdo offices and a Jewish supermarket, reportedly left France for Syria several days before…