EPIC has sued the Department of Justice to obtain a secret agreement between the United States and the European Union concerning the transfer of personal information. US and EU officials finalized the so-called "Umbrella Agreement" in September, but had kept the final document secret even as Congress was voting on provisions to implement the text. "The DOJ has withheld from the public the text of an Agreement that is central to legislation currently pending before Congress and critical to a related negotiation between the United States and the European Union that implicates the fundamental rights of Americans and Europeans" wrote EPIC in the FOIA lawsuit.
Share this page:
EPIC relies on support from individual donors to pursue our work.
Subscribe to the EPIC Alert
The EPIC Alert is a biweekly newsletter highlighting emerging privacy issues.
Universal Guidelines for AI
EPIC is gathering support for the Universal Guidelines for Artificial Intelligence, which aim to inform and improve the design and use of AI.