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EPIC Traces the Ninth Circuit’s Surprisingly Narrow Section 230 Interpretation as the Court Hears Two Important Cases

As the Ninth Circuit hears oral argument in two important Section 230 cases, EPIC staff analyzes the court's surprisingly narrow interpretation of the important and controversial statute.

April 11, 2024 Megan Iorio, EPIC Senior Counsel, and Tom McBrien, EPIC Counsel
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IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2024

EPIC Deputy Director Caitriona Fitzgerald will be speaking at IAPP’s Global Privacy Summit 2024 on April 3rd.

3 Apr. 12:45 PM EDT

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The State of Privacy: How State “Privacy” Laws Fail to Protect Privacy and What They Can Do Better

In this report, EPIC and U.S. PIRG Education Fund have come together to shed light on the alarming trend of poor state privacy laws, why these issues affect us all, and what we can do to change course.

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