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Greens/EFA event: International data flows – Can there be a Privacy Shield 3.0 that protects our fundamental rights?

EPIC Deputy Director Caitriona Fitzgerald will join MEPs Gwendoline Delbos-Corfield & Patrick Breyer, Max Schrems, Dr. Kristina Irion, and Mariano della Santi to discuss the new Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework.

17 Nov. 9:30 AM EDT

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Screened and Scored in D.C.

EPIC spent 14 months investigating the D.C. government’s use of automated decision-making systems. This report aims to shed light by providing as comprehensive a view as possible of the many automated decision-making systems that shape the course of District residents’ lives.

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