Monthly Archives: June 2012

Judicial hearing in Megaupload user data case

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Former federal judge Abraham Sofaer joins with EFF in fight for return of property

By ECM Plus staff

ECM Plus +++ The Electronic Frontier Foundation, ssisted by retired federal judge and former State Department legal adviser Abraham D. Sofaer, asked a federal judge Friday to order the return of data to Kyle Goodwin, a Megaupload user who lost all access to his files when the cloud storage service was shut down by the U.S. government. Continue reading


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Walmart in the doghouse again as CSR slouches

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Every little helps

130,000 call out retail behemoth Walmart’s supplier for ‘forced labor’ and ‘brutal conditions’


ECM Plus +++ In yet another corporate social responsibility PR blunder, a worker’s campaign on is calls on retail giant Walmart to cancel a contract with a seafood supplier accusing the retail corporate of ‘forced labor’.  Continue reading

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‘Cyber-vandalism’ claims rock content creator

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Good causes via online IndieGoGo

Electronic Frontier Foundation to represent Oatmeal creator in fight against ‘bizarre lawsuit targeting critical online speech’

ECM Plus +++ A ‘baseless suit’ is claiming online trademark infringement and ‘cyber-Vandalism’, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

EFF said it will join with attorney Venkat Balasubramani of the law firm Focal PLLC to represent The Oatmeal creator Matthew Inman in a bizarre lawsuit targeting the online comic strip’s fundraising campaign in support of the American Cancer Society and the National Wildlife Federation. Continue reading

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Alfresco teams up with Kofax in tech collaboration

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Kofax goes Alfresco

Integrated promises return on investment

By ECM Plus staff

ECM Plus +++ Kofax has just entered into a new technology alliance with Alfresco, the open source enterprise content management software house.

According to the companies, Kofax’s capture enabled BPM solutions capture and streamline the flow of business critical information throughout an organization in a more accurate, timely and cost effective manner, enabling customers to be more responsive to their constituents, gain competitive advantage and better grow their businesses. Continue reading

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EFF charts practices of big Net corporates


Electronic Frontier Foundation’s new report asks ‘When the Government Comes Knocking, Who Has Your Back?’

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has released its second annual “When the Government Comes Knocking, Who Has Your Back?” report – this time as a white paper and chart tracking some of the Internet’s biggest service providers on their public commitments to their users’ privacy and security. Continue reading

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