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?

    … What is the future of online privacy? Pew Research Center and Elon University’s Imagining the Internet Center released a new study Thursday seeking answers to that question from experts, many of which mentioned Facebook in their answers. Pew Research Center and Imagining the Internet Center said that 55 percent of experts responded…

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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…

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