EPIC Alert Volume 23 (2016)

EPIC Alert 23.24 (January 3, 2017)

  1. EPIC Urges Supreme Court to Protect Online Privacy, Right to Read
  2. European Court of Justice Holds that Data Retention Laws Violate EU Law
  3. EPIC FOIA: Drone Industry Cozied Up to Public Officials
  4. EPIC Hosts Curated CRS Reports on Cyber Topics
  5. EPIC Guide to New Year Privacy Resolutions
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 23.23 (December 15, 2016)

  1. EPIC, International Consumer Coalition Urge Recall on "Toys That Spy"
  2. EPIC Pursues TSA Airport Body Scanner Case
  3. EPIC, Coalition Urge OMB to Protect the Privacy Act and FOIA
  4. EPIC Promotes Strong Crypto, Civil Society at Internet Governance Forum in Mexico
  5. Uber Expands Data Collection, Tracks Users, as Transport Services Case is Heard by European Court
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 23.22 (December 1, 2016)

  1. EPIC Prevails in Internet Surveillance Case
  2. DHS Releases Revised FOIA Regulations, Agrees and Disagrees with EPIC's Suggestions
  3. EPIC Recommends Privacy and Safety Standards for Autonomous Vehicles
  4. EPIC FOIA: EPIC Obtains Secret Inspector General Reports
  5. FBI to Monitor Twitter
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 23.21 (November 16, 2016)

  1. EPIC Sues FBI Over Biometric Data Program
  2. EPIC Urges FTC to Strengthen “Safeguards Rule”
  3. UK Information Commissioner Suspends WhatsApp Data Transfer to Facebook
  4. EPIC Urges OMB to Strengthen Privacy Act Safeguards
  5. EPIC FOIA - Missing Privacy Assessment at DEA
  6. EPIC Book Review: “The Attention Merchants”
  7. News in Brief
  8. EPIC in the News
  9. EPIC Bookstore
  10. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 23.20 (October 31, 2016)

  1. EPIC Promotes Algorithmic Transparency, Privacy Resolutions Adopted at Annual Meeting of Privacy Commissioners
  2. FCC Adopts Modest Privacy Rules for Broadband Services
  3. EPIC Urges Massachusetts High Court to Protect Email Privacy
  4. EPIC FOIA - FAA Defies Congress, Fails to Complete Drone Privacy Report
  5. EPIC Scrutinizes FBI Insider Threat Database; DoD Exempts Database from Privacy Act Safeguards
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 23.19 (October 14, 2016)

  1. EPIC Defends Consumers' Right to Sue Cable Providers for Illegal Data Retention
  2. White House Releases Reports on Future of Artificial Intelligence
  3. EPIC Opposes DHS Plan to Collect Social Media Identifiers
  4. FCC Releases Revised Broadband Privacy Plan
  5. Supreme Court Won't Review Privacy Violations by Facebook, Google
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 23.18 (October 4, 2016)

  1. Worldwide Opposition to WhatsApp Privacy Change Mounts
  2. EPIC Files Suit to Block "Invasive and Ineffective" Airport Body Scanner Program
  3. Pew Survey Finds Support for New US Privacy Laws, Limits on Data Retention
  4. Massachusetts Court Upholds Privacy Rights of Cell Phone Users
  5. EPIC Urges Congress to Protect Voter Privacy
  6. EPIC Book Review: "Surveillance"
  7. News in Brief
  8. EPIC in the News
  9. EPIC Bookstore
  10. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 23.17 (September 15, 2016)

  1. EPIC Prevails in FOIA Lawsuit for Government Privacy Assessments
  2. European Commission Begins Investigation of WhatsApp Privacy About-Face
  3. Pokemon GO Developer Niantic Responds to Sen. Franken Inquiry into Privacy Concerns
  4. EPIC, Coalition Reject Calls to Further Weaken FCC's Modest Privacy Proposal
  5. House Report Criticizes OPM Handling of Massive Data Breach Last Year
  6. EPIC Book Review: "Weapons of Math Destruction"
  7. News in Brief
  8. EPIC in the News
  9. EPIC Bookstore
  10. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 23.16 (August 31, 2016)

  1. EPIC, CDD Charge WhatsApp Policy Change Unlawful, Urge FTC to Act
  2. EPIC Sues FAA, Challenges Failure to Establish Drone Privacy Safeguards
  3. EPIC, Verified Voting, Common Cause Release Report on Ballot Secrecy
  4. EPIC Launches EPIC Amicus Tracker to Assist Public Interest Litigators
  5. EPIC Opposes DHS Plan to Collect Social Media Identifiers
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 23.15 (August 16, 2016)

  1. EPIC Defends Drivers’ Right to Sue for Safety, Privacy Risks As Congress Warns of Risks to Public
  2. Appeals Court Affirms Consumers May Sue for Violations of Federal Law
  3. FTC Finds Unauthorized Data Disclosure is "Substantial Injury" to Consumers
  4. White House Hosts Drone Workshop, FAA OKs Commercial Use, Ignores Privacy
  5. EPIC Book Review: “Windows into the Soul: Surveillance and Society in an Age of High Technology”
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 23.14 (July 29, 2016)

  1. EPIC Explains to Federal Appeals Court that Mobile App Users Protected by Video Privacy Law
  2. EPIC Asks FTC to Investigate Privacy Risks of Pokemon GO
  3. EPIC Defends Right of Data Breach Victims to Seek Legal Relief
  4. Irish Court Approves EPIC as Amicus in Schrems Case
  5. Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Texas Voter ID Law
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 23.13 (July 15, 2016)

  1. President Obama Signs FOIA Reform Bill Into Law
  2. European Commission Signs Off on Flawed "Privacy Shield"
  3. EPIC Scrutinizes FBI's Massive Biometrics Database
  4. Wiretaps Increase Sharply in 2015, No Evidence of Government Surveillance "Going Dark"
  5. EPIC Sues for Release of Government Oversight Reports
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 23.12 (June 30, 2016)

  1. Supreme Court Weakens Fourth Amendment Protections During Police Stops
  2. In EPIC FOIA Case, Court Orders DEA to Explain Secrecy About Massive Telephone Data Program
  3. Court Misunderstands Internet Tracking in Video Privacy Case
  4. EPIC Promotes Privacy, Data Protection at OECD Ministerial
  5. EPIC, Coalition Demand Congressional Oversight of FBI’s Vast Biometric Database
  6. News in Brief

  7. EPIC in the News

  8. EPIC Bookstore

  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 23.11 (June 16, 2016)

  1. EPIC, Coalition Petitions Education Department for Data Security Rules for Student Records
  2. EPIC Gives Awards to Gertner, Soltani, and Wolf
  3. EPIC FOIA: Secret Drone Task Force Ignored Privacy Concerns
  4. EPIC Proposes Privacy, Security Protections for "Internet of Things"
  5. EPIC Calls for Strong Communications Privacy Rules
  6. EPIC Book Review: "Louis D. Brandeis: American Prophet"
  7. News in Brief
  8. EPIC in the News
  9. EPIC Bookstore
  10. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 23.10 (May 31, 2016)

  1. Supreme Court Remands Consumer Privacy Case for Further Consideration
  2. Federal Court Strikes Down Obstacle to Student FOIA Requests
  3. EPIC Urges Appeals Court to Strike Down Voter ID Law
  4. Senators Introduce Bill to Block Broad Remote Hacking Rules
  5. European Parliament Requires Changes to Privacy Shield
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Book Review: "In Defense of Women: Memoirs of an Unrepentant Advocate"
  9. EPIC Bookstore
  10. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 23.09 (May 16, 2016)

  1. Court Rules EPIC Must Wait to Challenge Missing Drone Privacy Rules
  2. EPIC FOIA - Secret Drone Task Force Records Disclosed
  3. EPIC Sues TSA to Block Mandatory Body Scanners at US Airports
  4. EPIC Urges Senate to Back Comprehensive Communications Privacy Protection
  5. EPIC Urges California Supreme Court to Protect Open Records Law
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 23.08 (April 29, 2016)

  1. FOIA Ombudsman Examines "Still Interested?" Agency Procedure
  2. EPIC Updates EU Officials on US Data Protection Developments
  3. EPIC Urges FCC to Fully Enforce Cable Privacy, Extend Rules to All Set-Top Boxes
  4. EPIC Defends Right of Data Breach Victims to Bring Suit
  5. European Parliament Adopts Comprehensive Data Protection Regulation
  6. EPIC Book Review: "Ctrl+Z"
  7. News in Brief
  8. EPIC in the News
  9. EPIC Bookstore
  10. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 23.07 (April 15, 2016)

  1. EU Officials Call for Changes in Privacy Agreement
  2. EPIC Advises HHS to Safeguard Substance Abuse Patient Records
  3. Privacy in the States: Data Breach Notification for Encrypted Data in TN, Drone Surveillance in OR
  4. EPIC Sues Agency for Drone Task Force Meeting Records
  5. EPIC to FTC: Google's April Fool's Disaster Likely Violates Consent Order
  6. EPIC Book Review: "Dark Matters"
  7. News in Brief
  8. EPIC in the News
  9. EPIC Bookstore
  10. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 23.06 (March 31, 2016)

  1. EPIC Scrutinizes DHS “Insider Threat” Database
  2. EPIC Intervenes in Privacy Case Before European Court of Human Rights
  3. EPIC Urges FCC to Broaden Scope, Substances of Draft Privacy Rules
  4. Senate Passes FOIA Reform Bill
  5. President Obama Nominates Merrick Garland for Supreme Court
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Book Review: “The Future of Foreign Intelligence”
  9. EPIC Bookstore
  10. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 23.05 (March 15, 2016)

  1. EPIC Files Brief in Suit Over Faulty Background Checks
  2. TSA Airport Body Scanner Mandate Unlawful, Widely Opposed
  3. EPIC Files Brief in Support of Apple and Consumers in FBI iPhone Case
  4. FCC to Consider Limited Privacy Rules for Only ISPs
  5. EPIC Publishes 2016 FOIA Gallery
  6. FTC Releases Annual Consumer Complaints Report for 2015
  7. News in Brief
  8. EPIC in the News
  9. EPIC Bookstore
  10. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 23.04 (February 29, 2016)

  1. Apple Opposes FBI Decryption Order
  2. EPIC Prevails in Passenger Screening Lawsuit Against DHS
  3. EU Commission Wrongly Denies EPIC's Request for 'Privacy Shield'
  4. EPIC FOIA - Info on Controversial DNA Forensic Technique Released
  5. President Announces $19B Cybersecurity Plan
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 23.03 (February 19, 2016)

  1. EPIC Argues Before Federal Appeals Court for Drone Privacy Rules
  2. EPIC Launches 'Data Protection 2016,' Makes Privacy a Campaign Issue
  3. Google Concedes 'Right to be Forgotten' Applies Worldwide
  4. US Commerce Dept: US-EU 'Privacy Shield' Does Not Exist
  5. 'Judicial Redress Act' Provides Little Redress
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 23.02 (January 29, 2016)

  1. EPIC Gives 2016 Freedom Award to Viviane Reding
  2. EPIC Prevails, DOJ Releases Secret EU-US Umbrella Agreement
  3. EPIC, Coalition File Brief Supporting FCC in Phone Privacy Case
  4. EPIC Seeks to Intervene in EU Human Rights Court Privacy Case
  5. EPIC Urges FCC to Establish Consumer Privacy Protections
  6. News in Brief
  7. EPIC in the News
  8. EPIC Bookstore
  9. Upcoming Conferences and Events

EPIC Alert 23.01 (January 22, 2016)

  1. EPIC Warns Education Department of Research Database Privacy Risks
  2. EPIC Urges Senate to Postpone Action on Judicial Redress Act
  3. Supreme Court Denies EPIC's Petition on Cellphone Shutdown Policy
  4. EPIC, Coalition Call for Hearings on New TSA Body Scanner Mandate
  5. News in Brief
  6. EPIC in the News
  7. EPIC Book Review: 'Obfuscation'
  8. Upcoming Conferences and Events

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