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?

    … to the question, “Will policy makers and technology innovators create a secure, popularly accepted and trusted privacy-rights infrastructure by 2025?” with no, while 45 percent said yes. Highlights of answers that mentioned Facebook follow: Electronic Privacy Information Center executive director Marc Rotenberg: There will be many contentious battles over…

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

    … Facebook will begin sending anonymized information on the ages and genders of viewers of specific television shows to ratings-measurement outfit Nielsen this fall, the Los Angeles Times reported. The two companies told the Times the information Nielsen sends to the social network will be in the form of numerical codes, meaning that Facebook won't…

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