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Facebook's Oversight Board: Who (and What) Is Missing From the Picture So Far

Facebook's Oversight Board: Who (and What) Is Missing From the Picture So Far

Email updates on news, actions,and events in your area.DEEPLINKS BLOGShare ItShare ItThis blog post with co-authored with of , a Santa Clara Principles partner. As COVID-19 has spread around the world and online platforms have scrambled to adjust their operations and workforces to a new reality, company commitments to theWe're closely watching how Facebook enforces its newly-announced policy that limits speech by users who are organizing public protests. This policy is deserving of special attention since it effects free expression on two levels: the organization of the protest itself, and...

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Balanced Copyright Rules Can Help Save Lives During the COVID 19 Crisis

Balanced Copyright Rules Can Help Save Lives During the COVID 19 Crisis

Email updates on news, actions,and events in your area.DEEPLINKS BLOGShare ItOur friends and right to repair leaders at iFixit are can-do people. If they see a need they can fill, they step up to do it – even if that need is massive. And they’ve done precisely that with a new and user-friendly for mission-critical medical equipment, including easy-to-use repair guides that boil down key information. Thanks to this project, biomedical technicians can quickly and easily access the information they need to keep medical equipment up and running, saving time, money, and lives.You might think...

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Court Upholds Public Right of Access to Court Documents

Court Upholds Public Right of Access to Court Documents

Email updates on news, actions,and events in your area.DEEPLINKS BLOGShare ItA core part of EFF’s mission is transparency and access to information, because we know that in a nation bound by the rule of law, the public must have the ability to know the law and how it is being applied. That’s why the default rule is that the public must have full access to court records—even if those records contain unsavory details. Any departure from that rule must be narrow and well-justified.But litigants and judges aren’t always rigorous in upholding that principle. For example, when Brian Fargo sued...

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Supreme Court Affirms That No One Owns the Law

Supreme Court Affirms That No One Owns the Law

Email updates on news, actions,and events in your area.DEEPLINKS BLOGShare ItIn a major victory for open government and fundamental due process, the Supreme Court ruled today that the annotations in a state’s official legal code—summaries of court decisions and other sources that explain the state’s laws—cannot be copyrighted. That is, that there cannot be a better-explained version of the law available only to those who can afford to pay for it. The law, in any form, must be accessible to all.“Officials empowered to speak with the force of law,” , “cannot be the authors of—and therefore...

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Copyright and Crisis: Filters Are Not the Answer

Copyright and Crisis: Filters Are Not the Answer

Email updates on news, actions,and events in your area.DEEPLINKS BLOGShare ItIt’s been a joke for years now, from the days when Facebook was just a website where you said you were eating a sandwich and Instagram was just where you posted photos of said sandwich, but, right now, we really are living our everyday lives online. Teachers are trying to teach classes online, librarians are trying to host digital readings, and trainers are trying to offer home classes.With more people entering the online world, more people are encountering the barriers created by copyright. Now is no time to make...

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Apr 21
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