Access to Information

  • Generating Harms

    • Access to Information

    • AI in the Criminal Justice System

    • AI Policy

    • Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights

    • Big Data

    • Children's Privacy

    • Commercial AI Use

    • Communications Privacy

    • Competition and Privacy

    • Consumer Privacy

    • Cybersecurity

    • Data Brokers

    • Data Protection

    • Data Security

    • Democracy & Free Speech

    • Election Security

    • Enforcement of Privacy Laws

    • Government AI Use

    • Government Records & Privacy

    • Health Privacy

    • International Privacy

    • International Privacy Laws

    • Online Harassment

    • Privacy Laws

    • Proposed U.S. Legislation

    • Robocalls

    • Screening & Scoring

    • Social Media Privacy

    • Student Privacy

    • U.S. Privacy Laws

    • U.S. State Privacy Laws

    • Web Scraping

    • Workplace Privacy

  • X v. Bonta

    • Access to Information

    • Democracy & Free Speech

    • Amicus Brief

  • Here Comes the Sun(shine Week): Celebrating Some EPIC Open Government Wins

    In celebration of Sunshine Week, EPIC is highlighting some open government successes from the past year.

    • Access to Information

    • AI Policy

    • Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights

    • Democracy & Free Speech

    • Freedom of Information Act

    • Government AI Use

    • Government Databases

    • Intelligence Surveillance

    • Open Government

    • Privacy Impact Assessments

    • Surveillance Oversight

    • Analysis

  • European Commission Publishes Interactive Summary of Platform Content Moderation Data

    The European Commission has published an interactive dashboard that summarizes data on content moderation decisions from multiple online platform providers.

    • Access to Information

    • Data Protection

    • Democracy & Free Speech

    • Enforcement of Privacy Laws

    • International Privacy

    • Online Harassment

    • Updates

  • In Acheson Hotels v. Laufer, a Dangerous Opportunity for SCOTUS to Make it Harder to Establish Informational Standing

    This morning, the Supreme Court will hear argument in an interesting—and, unfortunately, salacious—case about Article III standing. Acheson Hotels v. Laufer is about whether a person with disabilities has the right to sue a hotel when the hotel fails to provide accessibility information on their website as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA. 

    • Access to Information

    • Article III Standing

    • Consumer Privacy

    • Democracy & Free Speech

    • Privacy Laws

    • Proposed U.S. Legislation

    • U.S. Privacy Laws

    • U.S. State Privacy Laws

    • Analysis

  • AI Harm Report: Iowa’s Book Ban Implementation Illustrates How New Tech Enables Bad Policy 

    EPIC Senior Counsels Calli Schroeder and Ben Winters explain how generative AI takes the already-bad practice of book banning and makes it worse. Book banning is bad enough when it’s humans deciding which content should be censored. Leaving that determination to generative AI opens the door for a program—one that is unable to accurately read context—to irrationally limit what we are able to access and engage with.

    • Access to Information

    • AI Policy

    • Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights

    • Democracy & Free Speech

    • Analysis

  • EPIC Cautions OSTP on Data Transfers, Urges Differential Privacy

    On March 30, EPIC submitted comments to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) recommending several resources that might assist OSTP in fulfilling the aims of the "Advancing Effective, Accountable Policing and Criminal Justice Practices to Enhance Public Trust and Public Safety" Executive Order.

    • Access to Information

    • AI in the Criminal Justice System

    • Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights

    • Democracy & Free Speech

    • Fourth Amendment

    • Freedom of Information Act

    • Government Databases

    • Open Government

    • Privacy & Racial Justice

    • Privacy in Public

    • Privacy Laws

    • Surveillance Oversight

    • Updates

  • Celebrating Sunshine Week with Some EPIC Open Government Wins

    On Freedom of Information Day, which coincides with Sunshine Week and James Madison's birthday, EPIC is highlighting some open government wins from the past year.

    • Access to Information

    • Democracy & Free Speech

    • Freedom of Information Act

    • Open Government

    • Analysis