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EFF Attorney Fred von Lohmann to Take Position at Google
/ June 23, 2010 11:37 am

San Francisco – Fred von Lohmann, senior staff attorney for digital civil liberties group the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), has stepped down to take a position at Google (NASD: GOOG) as senior copyright counsel, CNET reported.

In addition to helping drive the EFF’s various efforts, von Lohmann was also one of the lead attorneys for Grokster in the landmark file-sharing case decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.

The attorney has over the years provided legal advice to digital media firms including YouTube, Veoh, TorrentSpy, LimeWire, Isohunt and RealNetworks.

Before joining the EFF, von Lohmann was a visiting researcher with the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, and an associate with the law firm Morrison & Foerster.


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  • I just hope he carries with him some of his freedom of privacy & fair use (EFF) ideals over to Google…

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