Electronic Privacy Information Center

Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) is a public interest research group in Washington, D.C. EPIC 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 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 on privacy and civil liberties issues.
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  • What Will Facebook Privacy Be Like in 2025?

    … information is available with a warrant, or whatnot. Social media educator Laural Papworth: Policymakers will not have a role, but technology innovators now have an extremely strong customer sector that speaks back. Products that damage fidelity will be destroyed by mass word-of-mouth media before they get too far. Rights will be managed not because…

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  • Facebook To Provide Nielsen With Aggregated, Anonymized Data On TV Viewers

    … Facebook. Americans are using more devices than ever before to watch video content, and the number of content producers has proliferated. That fragments the audience. It also gives advertisers the ability to target their messages. We have to be able to understand how consumers are seeking out our ads across all these different platforms, but we…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 20 readers -
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