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Google Ad Topics: Another Cog in the Surveillance Advertising Machine

After falling behind its competitors and facing criticism for previous plans to phase out third-party cookies, Google now touts Ad Topics for its benefits to user privacy and transparency. But Google’s new tool is far from a perfect solution to the harms of surveillance advertising.

September 22, 2023 Caroline Kraczon, EPIC Law Fellow
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EPIC 2023 Champions of Freedom Awards

Join us at the 2023 EPIC Champions of Freedom Awards ceremony and dinner!

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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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