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[vox] Who is EFF?

I have listened to legal staff from EFF speak several times. They operate
on a minimal budget and do what they do because people believe in a free
society. If you go to law school today, you probably walk away with a hefty
financial burden on your shoulders.  So, I give the EFF attorneys a lot
of credit. They have gone after DMCA[4] , illegal wiretaps [1], promoted
tools to protect privacy with Tor[2] and HTTPS everywhere[3]. When EFF
says SOPA is a bad law, I tend to believe them and their analysis. As
a computer entheusiast, I have to wonder who in this group can question
EFF with a straight face.

[1] https://www.eff.org/issues/nsa-spying
[2] https://www.eff.org/torchallenge
[3] https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere
[4] https://www.eff.org/press/archives/2010/07/26

Brian Lavender

"There are two ways of constructing a software design. One way is to
make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies. And the other
way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies."

Professor C. A. R. Hoare
The 1980 Turing award lecture
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