Kurt Opsahl

Kurt Opsahl is a Senior Staff Attorney with the Electronic Frontier Foundation focusing on civil liberties, free speech and privacy law.

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Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 6:39am
Justice Department Subpoena of AP Journalists Shows Need to Protect Calling Records
On Monday, the Associated Press reported that the Department of Justice has collected the telephone calling records of many of its reporters and editors. By obtaining these records, the DOJ has struck a terrible blow against the freedom of the press and the ability of reporters to investigate and report the news.
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Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 11:29am
CISPA Goes to The Floor for a Vote, Privacy Amendments Blocked
Yesterday, the US House prepared for the debate on the privacy-invading "cybersecurity" bill called CISPA, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act. The rules committee hearing was the last stop before the bill is voted on by the full House.
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Saturday, March 2, 2013 - 9:21am
The CISPA Government Access Loophole
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act—CIPSA, the so-called “cybersecurity” bill—is back in Congress . As we've written before, the bill is plagued with privacy problems and we’re urging concerned users to email their Representatives to oppose it .
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