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News Item Web DRM standard moves to next phase of development, FSF's Defective by Design campaign to continue opposition
by Zak Rogoff published Jul 06, 2016
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA — Wednesday, July 6, 2016 — Despite dedicated resistance by tens of thousands of Web users and civil society groups, Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee allowed Encrypted Media Extensions (EME) to move to the next phase of development within the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) yesterday.
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Blog Entry Octet Stream Tell EU regulators: Net neutrality isn't just for the US and India!
by Zak Rogoff published Jun 24, 2016 last modified Jun 29, 2016 10:50 AM
Net neutrality exists when Internet service providers (ISPs) must allow equal access to everything on the Web, rather than favoring some sites over others. It's a bedrock condition for Internet freedom, but ISPs generally oppose it because it prevents them from charging companies extra for privileged access to the network -- making a video from one Web site load faster than video on other sites, for example.
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Blog Entry Building a better LibrePlanet: What we learned from the conference surveys
by Zak Rogoff published Jun 21, 2016
For the last three years, we've surveyed attendees of the LibrePlanet conference about their experience, and applied that feedback to the next conference. We'd like to share what we've learned from the results of the past few surveys, and from the process of designing them.
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We need to fight for strong encryption. And stop DRM in Web standards
by Zak Rogoff last modified Jun 21, 2016 02:53 PM
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Blog Entry application/x-troff-ms Ethics in, ethics out -- promote user-respecting software development platforms
by Zak Rogoff published May 11, 2016
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Event Demonstration for a Web without restrictions
by Zak Rogoff published Mar 14, 2016 last modified Mar 16, 2016 04:57 PM
We'll rally in front of the building of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) to oppose a disastrous proposal by Hollywood and proprietary tech companies: adding Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) to the HTML standard that undergirds the Web. We'll hear experts and activists speak on the topic, and distribute flyers, during an ongoing W3C event.
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Blog Entry Join the struggle to keep digital restrictions out of Web standards
by Zak Rogoff published Mar 08, 2016 last modified Mar 08, 2016 03:38 PM
An important development is ongoing in our Defective by Design campaign, which fights Digital Restrictions Management (DRM).
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Event Join us this Thursday to fight an unjust DRM law
by Zak Rogoff published Mar 01, 2016
We'll be hand-delivering a comment against the the part of the DMCA (Digital Millenium Copyright Act) that makes circumvention of DRM a crime, even when done for important reasons like security research or accessibility. Our comment is co-signed by more than 1,000 people, but the Copyright Office won't let us submit it online without proprietary software.
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Blog Entry Encryption: probably better than a box of chocolates
by Zak Rogoff published Feb 12, 2016 last modified Feb 12, 2016 10:50 AM
Roses are red, violets are blue; I use free software to encrypt my online communication and you can too.
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by Zak Rogoff last modified Feb 01, 2016 12:44 PM

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