Sunday, January 21, 2007

EFF - Fighting for Bloggers' Rights is fighting for Bloggers' rights.

With people losing faith in main stream media,blogs have taken over and it has caused a lot of impact on main stream media business.In view of latest bans and seizures on blogs implemented by some governments,few organisations have raised their voice for Bloggers' rights.One such is
Summery of the main rights for which eff is fighting -

  1. Bloggers can be Journalists (and should be given all the rights and privileges of a journalist)
  2. Right of free speech
  3. Right of political speech (freely blog about elections and criticise political parties and leaders)
  4. Bloggers have right to stay anonymous
  5. Bloggers have freedom from liability for hosting speech the same way other web hosts do
  6. Bloggers have right to keep their sources confidential
  7. Right to allow readers' comments without fear
  8. Right to use their Intellect for a proper purpose
  9. Right to protect the server from Government seizure
  10. Right to blog about their work place

Also don't forget to have a look at Eff's Legal Guide for Bloggers

So Join eff and help eff in fighting for our rights.

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