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Re: [vox] Who is EFF?

In September 2000, Robin Gross, an attornery from EFF, spoke at SacLUG.


On Thu, Dec 01, 2011 at 07:05:23PM -0800, Kevin Schultz wrote:
>    EFF did come and speak to SacLUG way back in 2000 or 2001, I think, so
>    they (at least at that time) seemed willing to travel.
>    On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 11:37 AM, Tony Cratz <[1]cratz@hematite.com>
>    wrote:
>    On 12/01/2011 11:32 AM, Brian Lavender wrote:
>    > 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] [2]https://www.eff.org/issues/nsa-spying
>    > [2] [3]https://www.eff.org/torchallenge
>    > [3] [4]https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere
>    > [4] [5]https://www.eff.org/press/archives/2010/07/26
>    >
>             I agree about EFF. In fact I think it would be great if we
>      were
>             to invite EFF to speak at LUGOD.
>             And Cory Doctorow is also a good writer. If you have not
>             downloaded his free E-book "Little Brother" which is under
>             the CCL license you should. It is a good read.
>                                                                     Tony
>    _______________________________________________
>    vox mailing list
>    [6]vox@lists.lugod.org
>    [7]http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox
> References
>    1. mailto:cratz@hematite.com
>    2. https://www.eff.org/issues/nsa-spying
>    3. https://www.eff.org/torchallenge
>    4. https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere
>    5. https://www.eff.org/press/archives/2010/07/26
>    6. mailto:vox@lists.lugod.org
>    7. http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox

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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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