German Court Upholds Injunction Against Galaxy Tab 10.1

So, Bloomberg has some quotes form the judge itself and from Samsung, and it's all incredibly peculiar. While the judge in the Dutch court case - which covers the exact same community designs - ruled that not only did Samsung not infringe on Apple's community designs, the community designs were most likely invalid due to being common sense (i.e., it's virtually impossible to make a tablet in a different way) and because of loads of prior art.

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Judge Shuts Down Another Mass Copyright Case, Characterizes Lawsuits as “Massive Collection Scheme”

In keeping with a growing trend, this week Federal Judge Bernard Zimmerman of the Northern District of California severed 5,010 Doe Defendants from a single case—effectively dismissing all but one defendant. EFF participated in the case as amicus.

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Refresh San Diego's Open Web App Summit

When: Tue Sep 13, 2011 7:30pm to 9:30pm  PDT

Who: New Media Rights Events & Competitions
Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: The "Open Web App Summit" hosted by @ResfreshSD is September 13 with @cloudcanvas & @pokki at the Qualcomm campus in San Diego

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Curated Content Delivery Formats: Beyond News Portals and Magazines

The new frontiers for content curation tools and services are in a) providing advanced collaborative ("social)" features and in b) introducing and integrating new and effective, highly visual, delivery formats.

Photo credit: CaraMaria

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Robin Good

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Angola: Videos from Repressed Youth Protest in Luanda

On Saturday, September 3, 2011 a group of around 200 young people assembled in Luanda, Angola to protest lack of freedom and the 32-year reign of President José Eduardo dos Santos. According to witnesses, the protest ended with police beating a number of protesters.

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Government Internet Surveillance Starts With Eyes Built in the West

What has long been an EFF issue is once again making headlines. In recent days, the world is seeing damning reports of authoritarian regimes spying on their citizens using American- and European-made surveillance technologies, with new evidence emerging from Bahrain, Libya, Syria, and Thailand.

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Listen to EFF's Courtroom Arguments Against Warrantless Wiretapping

Yesterday, EFF lawyers urged the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Seattle to allow our two lawsuits challenging the National Security Agency's illegal mass surveillance of millions of ordinary Americans to continue. For those who couldn't attend in person, we have the next best thing: audio recordings of the oral arguments in both Jewel v.

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Jamaica: Bloggers Discuss the Block on Pro-Tolerance PSA

The Jamaica Forum for Lesbians, All-sexuals and Gays (J-FLAG) recently produced a public service announcement aimed at encouraging Jamaicans to unconditionally accept members of their families who are homosexual.

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