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EPIC Urges Administration to Maintain Cookie Ban, Uphold Privacy

EPIC submitted comments to the Office of Management and Budget recommending that the existing ban on the use of cookies at federal government websites be maintained. The OMB is considering a policy change that will encourage tracking of users who visit government websites. EPIC also proposed several safeguards if the new framework on persistent identifiers is adopted. For more information, see EPIC Cookies and EPIC Privacy and Consumer Profiling.



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