Tag: Commercial Data Harms

  • EPIC Submits Amicus Brief Urging Ninth Circuit to Permit Product Liability Claims Against Amazon in Case About the Sale of Suicide Chemicals to Minors

    • Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights

    • Big Data

    • Commercial AI Use

    • Consumer Privacy

    • Web Scraping

    • Updates

  • New EPIC Report Sheds Light on Generative A.I. Harms 

    EPIC has just released a new report detailing the wide variety of harms that new generative A.I. tools like ChatGPT, Midjourney, and DALL-E pose! While many of these tools have been lauded for their capability to produce new and believable text, images, audio, and videos, the rapid integration of generative AI technology into consumer-facing products has undermined years-long efforts to make AI development transparent and accountable.

    • AI Policy

    • Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights

    • Big Data

    • Commercial AI Use

    • Competition and Privacy

    • Consumer Privacy

    • Democracy & Free Speech

    • Online Harassment

    • Privacy & Racial Justice

    • Updates

  • EPIC Encourages NTIA to Maintain Focus on Commercial Data Harms

    EPIC submitted comments yesterday in response to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)’s Request for Comment on Privacy, Equity and Civil Rights, encouraging NTIA to maintain its focus on harmful commercial data practices that disproportionately impact marginalized and historically excluded communities. EPIC urged NTIA to back robust oversight mechanisms and data minimization standards rather than an outdated self-regulatory model that fails to prevent consumer harms. Specifically, EPIC recommended algorithmic transparency requirements and mandatory risk and impact assessments because the “onus to avoid harms cannot rest on consumers.”

    • Consumer Privacy

    • Data Protection

    • Updates