EPIC Alert Volume 22 (2015)

EPIC Alert 22.24 (December 22, 2015)

  1. European Institutions Conclude Data Protection Reforms
  2. EPIC Urges Supreme Court to Review Cellphone Shutdown Case
  3. FAA Requires Drone Registration, Fails Again to Limit Surveillance
  4. EPIC Urges FTC to Protect Consumers re: Cross-Device Tracking
  5. President Signs 2016 Budget Bill Including Dubious Cyber Provisions
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Holiday Gift Guide
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 22.23 (December 11, 2015)

  1. Freedom Act Goes Into Effect, NSA Bulk Data Collection Ends
  2. At UNESCO, EPIC's Rotenberg Argues for Algorithmic Transparency
  3. EPIC Promotes Open Access to Law, Criticizes .gov Website Tracking
  4. Schrems Pursues Legal Actions Against Facebook
  5. EPIC Defends Video Privacy Statute before Federal Appellate Court
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 22.22 (November 25, 2015)

  1. EPIC to Congress: Data Privacy and Security for 'Internet of Cars'
  2. NGOs Reject 'Safe Harbor 2.0,' Urge EU, US on Fundamental Rights
  3. EPIC Obtains Documents on Secret DNA Forensic Source Code
  4. In Court: EPIC Pursues Drone Privacy Safeguards
  5. EPIC Files Brief with MA High Court on Student Cell Phone Privacy
  6. EPIC in the News
  7. EPIC Bookstore
  8. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 22.21 (November 11, 2015)

  1. EPIC Calls for Comprehensive Overhaul of US Privacy Law
  2. EPIC Obtains Documents on Boater Tracking Program
  3. EPIC Sues for Release of Secret EU-US 'Umbrella Agreement'
  4. In EPIC Lawsuit, FAA Concedes Drone Privacy Risks
  5. Drone Registration Task Force Fails to Include Privacy Groups
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Book Review: 'Reclaiming Conversation'
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 22.20 (October 30, 2015)

  1. EU: Data Transfers under Safe Harbor Now Unlawful
  2. FAA To Establish Drone Registration Database, Privacy Issues Remain
  3. NM Supreme Court: Warrantless Aerial Surveillance Unconstitutional
  4. In FOIA Request, EPIC Obtains Secret 'Umbrella Agreement' from EU
  5. DC Circuit to TSA: Produce Schedule for Final Rule on Body Scanners
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 22.19 (October 16, 2015)

  1. EU Court Strikes Down 'Safe Harbor', Focus Turns to US Privacy Laws
  2. EPIC Testifies Before Senate on Risks of SSNs on Medicare Cards
  3. OECD Finalizes Risk Management Guidelines
  4. EPIC Pursues Public Release of Secret DNA Forensic Source Code
  5. Privacy in the States: Success in California
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 22.18 (September 30, 2015)

  1. EPIC Challenges FAA Failure to Establish Drone Privacy Rules
  2. EPIC Sues Coast Guard, DHS, for Boater Tracking Program Info
  3. Google Ordered to Comply with EU High Court Ruling
  4. EPIC Supports EU Court of Justice in Safe Harbor Case
  5. EPIC Celebrates International Right to Know Day
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Book Review: 'They Know Everything About You'
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 22.17 (September 17, 2015)

  1. EPIC Defends Privacy Laws in Supreme Court Brief
  2. New DOJ Policy Requires Warrants for Cell-Site Simulators
  3. Congress Examines Commercial Drone Privacy and Safety Issues
  4. EU, US Reach Data Transfer Agreement, EPIC Pursues Official Document
  5. Privacy in the States: California, Oregon and Wisconsin
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 22.16 (August 31, 2015)

  1. EPIC's Challenge to FAA Lack of Drone Privacy Moves Forward
  2. Appeals Court Upholds FTC's Data Security Authority
  3. Federal Appeals Court Revives Driver Privacy Claims
  4. Without Public Comment, FTC Narrows Section 5 Authority
  5. Privacy in the States: Delaware and New Hampshire
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Book Review: 'Machines of Loving Grace'
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 22.15 (August 14, 2015)

  1. EPIC Petitions Supreme Court re: Secret Cell Phone Shutdown Policy
  2. EPIC, Coalition Urge FCC to End Call Record Data Retention
  3. EPIC Pursues Lawsuit over Secret Government Profiling Program
  4. EPIC Argues for Limitations on Governmental Digital Searches
  5. EPIC v. DHS: Court Rules DHS Failed to Justify FOIA Withholdings
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 22.14 (July 31, 2015)

  1. Intelligence Director Says NSA Access to Bulk Phone Data Will End
  2. Google Leak: Private Individuals Make 95% of 'RTBF' Requests
  3. Justice Department Releases 2015 FOIA Reports
  4. Top EU Official Calls Privacy Reform 'Europe's Big Opportunity'
  5. Open Government Groups Oppose Proposed FOIA Exemptions
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Book Review: 'After Snowden'
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 22.13 (July 15, 2015)

  1. EPIC Urges Investigation of 'Always On' Consumer Devices
  2. FISA Court Ignores Ruling, Reauthorizes NSA Bulk Collection
  3. EPIC Pursues Documents on Secret Government Profiling Program
  4. Congress Holds Encryption Hearing, Security Experts Oppose US Plan
  5. States Adopt New Privacy Laws
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Book Store
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 22.12 (June 30, 2015)

  1. Supreme Court: No Warrantless Searches of Hotel Guest Registries
  2. Massive Government Data Breach Even Worse than Reported
  3. EPIC Files FTC Complaint Against Uber over Use of Customer Data
  4. EPIC Calls for Improved Oversight of 'EO 12333' Surveillance
  5. FCC Implements Strict Rules to Halt Unwanted Telemarketing
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Book Review: 'Data and Goliath'
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 22.11 (June 16, 2015)

  1. USA FREEDOM Act Ends NSA Section 215 Bulk Collection
  2. Apple's Cook Backs Privacy, Crypto, Freedom at EPIC Awards Dinner
  3. Massive Breach Could Expose Data of All Federal Employees
  4. EPIC, NGOs Propose Open Government, Privacy Goals for US
  5. Survey: Americans Say Trading Data for Services is Unfair
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 22.10 (May 28, 2015)

  1. White House Begins Shutdown of NSA Bulk Collection Program
  2. Justice Department Releases Drone Privacy Guidance
  3. States Move to Regulate Police Body Cameras
  4. Pew: Americans Feel Strongly About Privacy, Control Over Data
  5. EPIC to Host Champions of Freedom Dinner and Awards Ceremony June 1
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Book Review: 'Privacy in the Age of Big Data'
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 22.0 (May 14, 2015)

  1. Appeals Court Strikes Down NSA Bulk Record Collection Program
  2. EPIC Warns DC City Council on Risks of Police Body Cameras
  3. EPIC Sues DEA For Release of Privacy Assessments
  4. EPIC Defends Privacy of Nickelodeon Viewers
  5. EPIC Launches State Policy Project
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 22.08 (April 29, 2015)

  1. 'Eyes Over Washington': EPIC Obtains Documents on DC Army Blimps
  2. Supreme Court Limits Traffic Stop Searches
  3. NGOs Urge European Commission to Uphold Privacy
  4. EPIC Demands FAA Establish Drone Privacy Rules
  5. Beckstrom, Bryant, Strossen Join EPIC Advisory Board; Chip Pitts
  6. Named Chair of EPIC Board of Directors
  7. News in Brief
  8. EPIC in the News
  9. EPIC Bookstore
  10. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 22.07 (April 15, 2015)

  1. EPIC Sues FAA, Challenges Failure to Create Drone Privacy Safeguards
  2. Court Awards EPIC Attorneys' Fees in FOIA Case Against NSA
  3. EPIC Obtains E-Voting Documents, Security Questions Remain
  4. EPIC Continues Pursuit of Network Shutdown Policy
  5. Department of Justice Adopts Improved FOIA Rule
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 22.06 (March 31, 2015)

  1. EPIC Pursues FOIA Request about FTC Google Investigation
  2. Pew Survey: 57% of Americans Report That Government Surveillance of US Citizens Is 'Unacceptable'
  3. Most US Voters Want 'Right to Be Forgotten'
  4. EPIC Publishes 2015 FOIA Gallery
  5. EPIC Files Comments with FTC on Merger Review and Consumer Privacy
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Book Review: 'Intellectual Privacy'
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 22.05 (March 13, 2015)

  1. Supreme Court Considers Hotel Records Privacy, EPIC Brief Cites Constitutional Interests
  2. EPIC Partially Prevails in FOIA Case, WikiLeaks Probe Ongoing
  3. EPIC Files FTC Comments on Revenge Porn
  4. EPIC Challenges Samsung's TV Surveillance, Files FTC Complaint
  5. Federal Court Considers FTC's Data Protection Authority
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 22.04 (February 27, 2015)

  1. EPIC Prevails in 'Stingray' Case Against FBI
  2. EPIC Urges House to Safeguard Student Privacy
  3. EPIC Urges UN to Support Secure, Anonymous Communications
  4. EPIC v. DHS: DC Circuit Backs Secrecy on 'Internet Kill Switch'
  5. President Orders Fed Agencies to Adopt Privacy Rules for Drone Use
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 22.03 (February 16, 2015)

  1. EPIC Defends Political Gatherings at Hotels in Supreme Court Brief
  2. President Discusses Surveillance Reform, Bulk Collection Continues
  3. Privacy Board Renews Call for President to End Bulk Collection
  4. Senators Challenge Verizon's Secret Mobile Tracking Program
  5. WH Report: Price Discrimination, Opaque Decisionmaking in 'Big Data'
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 22.02 (January 28, 2015)

  1. EPIC Urges House to Safeguard Consumer Privacy
  2. President Announces Privacy Initiatives
  3. President Backs Student Privacy Law
  4. EPIC Urges New Mexico Supreme Court to Limit Aerial Surveillance
  5. EPIC Gives Freedom Awards to Peter Hustinx and Philip Zimmerman
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 22.01 (January 12, 2015)

  1. EPIC Urges Congress to Hold Hearing on FBI Database
  2. New Report Surveys FOIA Litigation in 2014
  3. FTC Finalizes Snapchat Settlement
  4. DHS Inspector General: Border Drone Program Expensive, Ineffective
  5. Senators Seek Answers on Use of Cell Phone Tracking Devices
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Book Review: 'Countdown to Zero Day'
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

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