BART’s Protest Position Does Not Withstand Legal Scrutiny

[caption id="attachment_467" align="alignright" width="150" caption="BART Protest (Civic Center Station, San Francisco, California: August 15, 2011)Image credit: The Examiner - Transit agency head defends cell service shutoff"][/caption] Guest post by Jay Leiderman of Leiderman Devine LLP [ @LeidermanDevine ]. Also available on Paste2. On Tuesday, 16 August 2011, BART [ @SFBART ] spokesperson Linton Johnson […

TXGov20Camp

EFF-Austin, working with the LBJ School of Public Affairs in Austin, is helping organize the Texas Government 2.0 Camp on January 28-29 at the Austin Community College Eastview Campus. You can see more about the event here: http://txgov20.org/ “The Texas Government 2.0 Camp will bring together leading thinkers from all levels of government, academia, media…

Call to Action: Nominate Austin For Google’s FTTH Experiment

Google just announced that they plan on rolling out a 1Gbps fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) Internet access service in a number of trial locations. To give some perspective, a 1Gbps Internet access service would be over 65 times faster than Time Warner Cable’s fastest Road Runner tier available in Austin and over 165 times faster than AT&T’s…