The Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School is a leader in the study of the law and policy around the Internet and other emerging technologies.
Stanford Law School's Center for Internet and Society (CIS) Cyberlaw Clinic and the Electronic Frontier Foundation published the DirecTV Defense website that provides scientists, researchers, innovators, and their lawyers, with the information necessary to protect their right to own and use multi-purpose technology for legal applications.
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The CIS Cyberlaw Clinic and the Electronic Frontier Foundation have teamed up to create DirecTVDefense.org, a site providing "resources for smart card users targeted by DirecTV's cease-and-desist letters and nearly 9,000 smart-card-related lawsuits."Electronic Frontier Foundation Media Release
For Immediate Release: Tuesday, August 12, 2003
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On August 4, 2003, CIS filed a brief opposing the RIAA/DOJ Motion to Strike, pointing out that here, the Court needs to consider extra-record material in order to fulfill its constitutional mandate to reviewing the government's application of federal statutes for constitutionality. Some of the sources complained of are Congressional records or the Copyright Office's own web site! Moreover, many of the sources complained of are only provided for background or rhetorical purposes, not as evidence.