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Data Minimization: Limiting the Scope of Permissible Data Uses to Protect Consumers

This is the second in a series of blog posts about EPIC’s proposal for a data minimization standard to limit commercial surveillance and protect consumer privacy.

May 4, 2023 Sara Geoghegan, EPIC Counsel
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Nobel Prize Summit: Solution Sessions – Deceptive Design Workshop

Join this workshop of experts to explore how lawmakers and regulators on both sides of the Atlantic are tackling the issue of deceptive design and explore how lessons learned on both shores can help provide global regulatory solutions.

26 May. 10:00 AM EDT

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Generating Harms: Generative AI’s Impact & Paths Forward

EPIC's May 2023 report on the harms that stem from generative AI and the policy interventions that can mitigate them.

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