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Amazon Cloud Cam Joins Burgeoning Smart-Home Ecosystem
11/09/17 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 807 Words

The Electronic Privacy Information Center two years ago asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Alexa voice technology, and asked the Department of Justice whether such listening devices violated provisions of federal wiretapping laws. Some privacy advocates feared Alexa was monitoring users' everyday activities.

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Katherine Noyes
Google Caught in Privacy Teapot Tempest Over Link Location
06/04/08 3:02 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 703 Words

The groups signing the letter were the ACLU of Northern California, the Center for Digital Democracy, the Center for Financial Privacy and Human Rights, Consumer Action, Consumer Federation of California, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the Electronic Privacy Information Center, the Identity Theft Action Council...

Peter S. Vogel
Google's $8.5M Data Privacy Dodge
09/06/13 5:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 968 Words

Opposition to the Proposal
The Electronic Privacy Information Center last month sent U.S. District Judge Edward Davila a letter opposing the settlement on behalf of Consumer Watchdog, Patient Privacy Rights, the Center for Digital Democracy, and the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse.

The letter...

Walaika Haskins
Who's Watching You at Work?
04/14/08 6:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1741 Words

In the U.S. as well as many other nations, workers have few privacy protections under the law, according to the Electronic Privacy Information Center . While some state and federal laws grant employees a set of limited rights -- forbidding, for instance, a private sector...

John P. Mello Jr.
Bill Closing Email Privacy Loophole Clears Committee
12/03/12 7:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1111 Words

Outdated privacy laws are not only bad for citizens but for high-tech businesses as well, according to Marc Rotenberg, executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center . "Companies and foreign governments are understandably reluctant to rely on US-based cloud service providers."

The action...

John P. Mello Jr.
Obama May Pick Twitter Lawyer for Privacy Post
05/08/13 11:28 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 664 Words

That's not to say that Google and Wong didn't have conflicts with privacy advocates. "Google has gotten mixed reviews from the consumer privacy community," Marc Rotenberg, executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center told TechNewsWorld.

"Many of us," he noted, "actually see Google...

Peter S. Vogel
The Cloud Privacy Illusion
08/08/12 5:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 1448 Words

Privacy Groups and Government Access to the Internet
Among the many privacy issues the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) focuses on are those implicated in the Patriot Act and relating to personal data stored on the cloud and remote Internet sites. EPIC's overview...

Richard Adhikari
Can an Anti-Child Porn Bill Go Too Far?
09/12/11 6:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1128 Words

However, groups such as the Electronic Frontier Foundation , the Center for Democracy and Technology , the Electronic Privacy Information Center , and several members of Congress including Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., have spoken out against certain aspects of the bill.

Other opponents include Republican...

John P. Mello Jr.
EU Court Decision Threatens US Cloud Dominance
10/16/15 10:14 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1922 Words

Public Interest Research Group, Consumer Federation of America, the Electronic Privacy Information Center , and the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse send letter to Federal Trade Commission and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau requesting they investigate Experian data breach that compromised personal information of 15 million T-Mobile customers. Oct.

John P. Mello Jr.
Report: Malware Poisons One-Third of World's Computers
07/09/14 10:37 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1545 Words

The Electronic Privacy Information Center files a complaint and request for investigation with FTC over Facebook study two and a half years ago on the impact of News Feed content on members' emotional states. July 3. Security researchers, after study of an NSA spy tool, conclude...

Erika Morphy
Privacy Advocates: Facebook Has Fooled Us Once Too Often
05/24/10 12:24 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1023 Words

"The problem is, we have gone through this before -- what Mark said this morning is similar to what he said a year ago," Marc Rotenberg, executive director of Electronic Privacy Information Center , told TechNewsWorld.

The statements are also quite different from Facebook's...

Lori Enos
Ad Group Pushes Net Privacy Self-Regulation
07/06/00 12:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 685 Words

In June, speakers from the Electronic Privacy Information Center told a U.S. Senate committee what they told the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) last year: that online profiling by Web advertisers must be governed by federal law, not self-regulation.

The activists told senators that legal...

Paul A. Greenberg
FTC Intensifies Online Privacy Scrutiny
03/06/00 12:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 696 Words

More recently, the third annual "Surfer Beware" report from the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) reviewed the privacy practices of the 100 most popular shopping sites on the Internet .

Of the 100 sites, EPIC found that 18 did not display any type of...

John K. Higgins
Major Challenge to FTC's Cybersecurity Authority Evaporates
12/28/15 10:15 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 1233 Words

Wyndham has opted to settle the case rather than seek further review, and the 3rd Circuit's decision now stands as a clear affirmation of the FTC's authority," said Alan Butler, senior counsel at the Electronic Privacy Information Center .

"I don't think it is likely...

John P. Mello Jr.
Leahy Bill Aims to Rein In Government Snooping
07/30/14 12:26 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 827 Words

"The Senate bill is unquestionably better than the House version," Alan Butler, appellate advocacy counsel for the Electronic Privacy Information Center , told TechNewsWorld.

"It puts back in what the House took out of the original bill," he said. "The House diluted a lot...

John P. Mello Jr.
Uncle Sam Wants Your Facebook Data
08/28/13 11:08 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 710 Words

As worthwhile as Facebook's transparency report is, it begs a larger question. "Companies are retaining a lot of data that should be deleted," Marc Rotenberg, executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center , told TechNewsWorld.

"The retention of user data places privacy at...

Richard Adhikari
The Controversial, Toothless, 'Landmark' Mobile Transparency Code
08/02/13 5:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 961 Words

Further, the FBI has been seeking a tool to monitor social networks, and the revelation that the DHS lied about tracking Americans on social media led the Electronic Privacy Information Center to write to the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence in February...

Richard Adhikari
The Privacy Shell Game, Part 2
03/09/12 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1101 Words

This emphasis on voluntarily adoption will "present an enormous challenge for enforcement" David Jacobs, consumer protection fellow at the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) said. However, companies "may see voluntary adoption as a technique to stave off legislation," Jacobs told TechNewsWorld.

The bigger problem...

Daisy Yu
Canadian May Sting Google Over Buzz
01/26/11 5:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 802 Words

The Electronic Privacy Information Center also filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission , alleging that Google Buzz "violated user expectations, diminished user privacy, contradicted Google's privacy policy, and may have violated federal wiretap laws."

The Electronic Privacy Information Center described its main...

John P. Mello Jr.
Rehearing Sought in E-Mail Privacy Case
09/08/04 6:30 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 709 Words

"It's very important for Internet communication to protect online privacy," said Marc Rotenberg, president and executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), a public interest group in Washington, D.C., established in 1994 to focus public attention on emerging civil liberties issues.

"The...

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