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July 19, 2005
EFF Launches Blogathon for Freedom
the past 15 years, EFF has been fighting to preserve the constitutional
right to freedom of expression on the Internet. Founded to protect publisher Steve Jackson Games when its servers were seized, EFF has grown as new technologies -- such as weblogs -- gave citizens their own First Amendment machines.
To celebrate its 15th anniversary this month, EFF is putting these distributed Gutenbergs front and center, holding a
weeklong EFF15 Blog-a-thon
where you're invited to blog about your personal experiences fighting
for freedom online a project that will celebrate new publishing
tools, attract new EFF members, and mark the 15th all at once.
From EFF's Announcement: We want to hear about your "click moment" the very first step you
to took to stand up for your digital rights -- whether it was blogging
about an issue you care about, participating in a demonstration,
writing your representatives, or getting involved with EFF. As a thank
you, we've enlisted an independent panel of judges
to choose from among your posts for "Most Inspirational," "Most
Humorous," and "Best Overall." At the end of the Blog-a-thon, we'll
announce the names of the three bloggers with the best posts on our
website and in our weekly newsletter, EFFector. We'll also publish the
three best posts on our site and send the authors a blogging "kit" as
an extra thank you: an EFF bloggers' rights T-shirt, special
EFF-branded blogger pajama pants, a pound of coffee, and a pair of
Tell us why you became a copyfighter! Visit EFF's blogathon for more
info about participating in and following the posts.
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