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EPIC Reports

EPIC publishes many reports on the state of privacy, security, and civil liberties. Some of these reports are available for sale via the EPIC Bookstore; others are available online.

EPIC Publications (available at the EPIC Bookstore)

Litigation Under the Federal Open Government Laws (FOIA). 2008 (24th edition). 2006, 2004, and 2002 editions also available.

Privacy & Human Rights: An International Survey of Privacy Laws and Developments. 2006 edition. 2005, 2004 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001 and 2000 editions also available.

Privacy Law Sourcebook: United States Law, International Law, and Recent Developments. 2004 edition. 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000 and 1999 editions also available.

The Public Voice WSIS Sourcebook: Perspectives on the World Summit on the Information Society. 2004.

Filters & Freedom 2.0: Free Speech Perspectives on Internet Content Controls. 2001.

Cryptography & Liberty: An International Survey of Encryption Policy. 2000.

Consumer Law Sourcebook: Electronic Commerce and the Global Economy. 2000.

Online Reports

REAL ID Implementation Review: Few Benefits, Staggering Costs. 2008.

E-Deceptive Campaign Practices Report: Internet Technology and Democracy 2.0. 2008.

Privacy Self-Regulation: A Decade of Disappointment. 2005.
Also available in PDF.

WATCHING THE WATCHERS. The Watching the Watchers Project was undertaken by EPIC in 2001 to assess the impact of proposals for public surveillance put forward after September 11. Reports in the series include:

Pretty Poor Privacy: An Assessment of P3P and Internet Privacy. 2000.

Surfer Beware III: Privacy Policies without Privacy Protection. 1999.

Surfer Beware II: Notice is Not Enough. 1998.

Surfer Beware: Personal Privacy and the Internet. 1997.

Critical Infrastructure Protection and the Endangerment of Civil Liberties: An Assessment of the President's Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection (PCCIP). 1998.

Faulty Filters: How Content Filters Block Access to Kid-Friendly Information on the Internet. 1997.