Eff Representing Journalists In Server Seizure

Lynne Kiesling The Electronic Frontier Foundation will represent journalists with content on servers seized by the FBI on behalf of a foreign government. From their press release: Earlier this month, the FBI made informal requests to both Rackspace and Indymedia to remove an Indymedia news story that included photos of undercover Swiss investigators posing as … More Eff Representing Journalists In Server SeizureMore Eff Representing Journalists In Server Seizure

The Fcc And Its Obsolete And Tenuous Decency Regulations

Lynne Kiesling Here’s a Wired magazine article from the October issue on the FCC and indecency rules. It does a nice job of highlighting the First Amendment problems with FCC regulations, and it pointed out something that I didn’t realize: their ability to regulate content over airwaves is a function of the purported scarcity of … More The Fcc And Its Obsolete And Tenuous Decency RegulationsMore The Fcc And Its Obsolete And Tenuous Decency Regulations

High Oil Prices Continue To Persist

Lynne Kiesling Two big factors contribute to the persistence of high oil prices. First is labor unrest in both Nigeria and Norway, as this Telegraph article explains. Norwegian strikers are protesting poor working conditions, Nigerian rebels are disrupting production and transportation there. Both Norway and Nigeria produce light sweet crude, which has low sulfur content. … More High Oil Prices Continue To PersistMore High Oil Prices Continue To Persist