Electronic Privacy Information Center

Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) is a public interest research group in Washington, D.C. It was established in 1994 to focus public attention on emerging civil liberties issues and to protect privacy, the First Amendment, and constitutional values in the information age. EPIC pursues a wide range of activities, including privacy research, public education, conferences, litigation, publications, and advocacy.

EPIC maintains web sites (epic.org and privacy.org) and publishes the online EPIC Alert every two weeks with information about emerging privacy and civil liberties issues. EPIC also publishes Privacy and Human Rights, Litigation Under the Federal Open Government Laws, The Public Voice WSIS Sourcebook, The Privacy Law Sourcebook, and The Consumer Law Sourcebook. EPIC litigates high-profile privacy, First Amendment, and Freedom of Information Act cases. EPIC advocates for strong privacy safeguards.

In addition to maintaining privacy.org, EPIC also coordinates the Public Voice coalition, and the Privacy Coalition. EPIC also established the National Committee on Voting Integrity.

Read more about Electronic Privacy Information Center:  Background, Organizational Structure, Criticisms, Publications, Historical Timeline

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Electronic Privacy Information Center - Historical Timeline
... filed a complaint with the FTC about Google's new consolidated Privacy Policy saying it allowed advertising companies easier access to the data the user viewed in Google services ... Trade Commission asking it to examine the privacy protections in Google's cloud computing applications including Picasa, Google Docs and Gmail after an error exposed users' documents ... April 2007 EPIC, along with the Center for Digital Democracy and U.S ...
USA PATRIOT Act, Title II - Commentary - Electronic Privacy Information Center
203, which gives authorities the ability to share information regarding criminal activity ... the section will not limit disclosure to information relating to investigations of terrorist activities, mainly because the term "foreign ... criticised for being too broad in scope and that the privacy of citizens is eroded ...

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