Is the EFF helping? Which side?

The Register has an opinion piece today on the EFF, claiming that they’ll lose their case against Sony. They go back through the history of the EFF and it’s “successes?” or not… in the realm of attempted protection against IP overprotection.

They do raise an interesting point that the EFF’s history has been far from overwhelmingly successful.

Among the quotes…

And so it goes: excellent taste in causes, catastrophic results.

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