EPIC Alert Volume 27 (2020)


EPIC Alert 27.19 (December 18, 2020)

  1. EPIC Files D.C. Consumer Protection Complaint Against Online Test Proctoring Firms
  2. EPIC Urges NJ Supreme Court to Protect Privacy of Personal Information in Government Records
  3. EPIC to Massachusetts Supreme Court: Facebook Needs to Disclose Apps that Violated User Privacy
  4. 48 States and FTC Sue Facebook Over Illegal Monopoly, Echo EPIC's Warnings on Instagram & WhatsApp Mergers
  5. Justices Concerned for Privacy of Personal Information if Insiders Can Abuse Access Privileges
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore

EPIC Alert 27.18 (November 18, 2020)

  1. DOJ Releases New Sections of Mueller Report in EPIC Case
  2. EPIC, Coalition Release Data Protection Plan for Biden Administration
  3. EPIC Seeks Documents on Facial Recognition System Used to Identify D.C. Protester
  4. EPIC Renews Call for DHS Advisory Committee to Investigate Fusion Centers
  5. FTC Settles With Zoom, Ignores EPIC’s Calls to Address Privacy
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore

EPIC Alert 27.17 (October 30, 2020)

  1. EPIC Urges Supreme Court to Preserve Essential Robocall Protections
  2. EPIC Seeks Documents About ICE's Use of Clearview AI, Other Facial Recognition Services
  3. EPIC to Massachusetts Supreme Court: Reject Third Party Doctrine for Electronic Data Collected for a Service
  4. EPIC, Coalition Urge University of Miami to Ban Face Surveillance
  5. EPIC Calls on DHS Advisory Committee to Investigate Fusion Centers
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore

EPIC Alert 27.16 (October 19, 2020)

  1. EPIC Analysis: Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett's Record on Privacy
  2. EPIC Publishes Analysis of California's Proposition 24
  3. EPIC v. DOJ: Court Demands Trump's Position on Release of Unredacted Mueller Report
  4. EPIC Opposes DHS's Plans to Broadly Expand Biometric Collection
  5. EPIC Advises Consumer Watchdog to Regulate Lender Use of Machine Learning
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore

EPIC Alert 27.15 (October 1, 2020)

  1. VICTORY: Court Orders Additional Mueller Report Disclosures in EPIC Case
  2. Following EPIC Demand Letter, TikTok Says Privacy 'Will Remain a Priority' in Oracle Deal
  3. EPIC Urges AI Commission to Recommend Robust AI Regulation, Prioritize Protection of Rights
  4. EPIC to Senate Commerce: The U.S. Needs a Data Protection Agency
  5. Report on Trump Tax Records Reinforces EPIC's Calls for Presidential Tax Return Disclosure
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore

EPIC Alert 27.14 (September 18, 2020)

  1. EPIC Urges EU to Enact Comprehensive AI Legislation
  2. EPIC Policy Director: 'Regulators Failed and Google Turned the Internet Into a Surveillance Machine'
  3. EPIC, Coalition Urge for Congressional Briefings on Election Security to Continue
  4. Court Holds Closed-Door Hearing in EPIC Mueller Report Case
  5. Portland City Council Votes to Ban Facial Recognition
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore

EPIC Alert 27.13 (September 3, 2020)

  1. EPIC to Supreme Court: Government Insiders Who Improperly Access Personal Data Violate Computer Crime Statute
  2. Appeals Court: NSA Call Metadata Program Was Illegal, Likely Unconstitutional
  3. EPIC FOIA: Documents Reveal DHS's Slow Response to Election Cybersecurity Threats, Underscore Risks of New Voting Tech
  4. Unsealed Documents: Google Employees Knew Location Privacy Settings Were Misleading
  5. EPIC Obtains Additional Records From AI Commission
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore

EPIC Alert 27.12 (August 14, 2020)

  1. EPIC Urges U.S. Supreme Court to Recognize Narrow Scope of FOIA Exemption for Deliberative Documents
  2. EPIC Urges FAA to Require Privacy Safeguards With Drone Exemption Grants
  3. EPIC Obtains Records About Texas's Use of Aerial Surveillance
  4. EPIC to Senate Commerce: Hold Hearing on Data Protection Agency Legislation
  5. AI Commission Releases More Records to EPIC
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore

EPIC Alert 27.11 (July 31, 2020)

  1. Top Court in Europe Invalidates EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, Citing Lack of Privacy Safeguards and Overbroad U.S. Surveillance Laws
  2. White House Tells EPIC to Delete COVID-19 Records, EPIC Declines
  3. EPIC Amicus: To Protect Privacy, California Must Preserve All-Party Consent for Call Recording
  4. EPIC to Congress: Create a U.S. Data Protection Agency
  5. AI Commission Holds First Public Meeting Following Decision in EPIC Case
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore

EPIC Alert 27.10 (July 13, 2020)

  1. Supreme Court Preserves Anti-Robocall Law, Strikes Down Government Debt Exception
  2. Supreme Court Rejects Trump's Bid to Shield Tax Returns
  3. Amicus Brief: Civil Litigants Must Be Able to Challenge FISA Surveillance
  4. Following Order in EPIC Case, AI Commission Announces First Public Meeting
  5. EPIC, Coalition to Congress: Stop Use of and Investment in Facial Recognition
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore

EPIC Alert 27.09 (June 29, 2020)

  1. Justice Department Releases More of Mueller Report in EPIC Case
  2. EPIC v. AI Commission: Court Orders Commission to Hold Public Meetings
  3. EPIC Urges Election Commission to Protect Secret Ballot
  4. EPIC to Fifth Circuit: Do Not Allow Warrantless Cell Phone Searches at the Border
  5. Records Obtained by EPIC Reveal Privacy Risks of Utah, North Dakota Contact Tracing Apps
  6. Collins-Dexter, Daines, Farber, Gillibrand, Lambrinidis Receive EPIC Champion of Freedom Awards
  7. News in Brief
  8. EPIC in the News
  9. EPIC Bookstore
  10. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 27.08 (May 22, 2020)

  1. EPIC Argues for Disclosure of FAA Drone Committee Records
  2. Public Health Emergency Privacy Act Introduced
  3. EPIC Seeks Records About Utah and North Dakota's Contact Tracing Apps
  4. EPIC Settles FOIA Case Regarding DHS Drone Reports
  5. Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Robocall Ban, Trump Tax Returns Cases
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 27.07 (April 24, 2020)

  1. EPIC Urges FTC to Investigate Zoom, Issue Best Practices for Online Conferencing
  2. EPIC Settles Case With National Archives Over Kavanaugh Records
  3. EPIC Seeks Records About Kushner-Backed Surveillance System
  4. EPIC Asks Supreme Court to Review Decision Preventing Internet Companies from Protecting User Data
  5. Kasparov, Experts, NGOs Urge OECD to Back Democratic Values
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 27.06 (April 6, 2020)

  1. EPIC Seeks Records About Use of Cell Phone Location Data for Coronavirus Tracking
  2. World Health Organization Speaks Up for Data Protection
  3. DOJ Delivers Mueller Report to Federal Judge in EPIC's FOIA Case
  4. EPIC Urges Georgia Court to Ensure Ballot Secrecy in Primary
  5. EPIC Obtains DOJ Report on Predictive Policing and AI - ‘Individual Liberty is at Stake’
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 27.05 (March 18, 2020)

  1. EPIC Prevails in Case for Release of Mueller Report, Court Will Review Unredacted Document
  2. EPIC Celebrates Sunshine Week with 2020 FOIA Gallery
  3. EPIC v. AI Commission: Court Orders Rapid Disclosure of Records
  4. EPIC to Supreme Court: Allow Disclosure of Trump Tax Returns
  5. EPIC Announces New Advisory Board Members
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 27.04 (March 5, 2020)

  1. EPIC to Supreme Court: Robocall Ban is Constitutional
  2. EPIC, Coalition Urge Real Time Remote ID for All Drones
  3. EPIC Files Complaint with FTC about Airbnb's Secret
  4. EPIC Comments on California Privacy Law
  5. EPIC's Rotenberg Urges OECD to 'Defend Democratic Values'
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 27.03 (February 19, 2020)

  1. Sen. Gillibrand Introduces U.S. Data Protection Agency Bill
  2. EPIC Launches Drone ID Campaign, Urges Action by FAA
  3. EPIC Urges Congress to Suspend Face Surveillance
  4. EPIC v. DOJ: No Mueller Reports to Congress
  5. Chinese Military Charged with Equifax Breach
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 27.02 (February 4, 2020)

  1. A Big Victory for Privacy Groups
  2. EPIC, Coalition Urge Oversight Board to Suspend Face Surveillance
  3. EPIC Seeks Regulation of AI, Petitions Federal Trade Commission
  4. EPIC Gives International Privacy Award to Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin, Carole Cadwalladr
  5. EPIC Argues in Court Fifth Amendment Protects Cell Phone Passcodes
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 27.01 (January 21, 2020)

  1. EU Leaders to Consider Ban on Face Surveillance
  2. EPIC to Congress: Suspend DHS Data Transfer to Census Bureau
  3. New Year Begins with California Consumer Privacy Law
  4. Supreme Court to Review Constitutionality of Federal Robocall Ban
  5. EPIC Urges D.C. Circuit to Order Disclosure of FAA Drone Committee Records
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

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