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David Jones
SC Justices to Hear Arguments in Microsoft, DoJ Data Privacy Face-Off
02/27/18 5:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 611 Words

"The Electronic Privacy Information Act was never intended to provide a basis for law enforcement agencies in the United States to seize personal data in a foreign jurisdiction," said Marc Rotenberg, president of the Electronic Privacy Information Center . "The Supreme Court should follow the...

David Jones
Facebook Takes Baby Steps Toward Rebuilding Trust
03/29/18 10:17 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 781 Words

Facebook in 2011 entered into a data privacy agreement with the FTC as part of a consent order, and the commission should enforce the terms of that deal, according to the Electronic Privacy Information Center and other privacy advocates.

European Data Probes
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John K. Higgins
Data Storage, Privacy and Metaphysics: SC Weighs Arguments in MS Case
03/13/18 10:29 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 1319 Words

Microsoft and advocacy groups such as the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) have characterized the case as major privacy showdown. However, the actual legal arguments before the Supreme Court deal less with privacy issues than with the enforceability of the SCA.

"The case is...

John P. Mello Jr.
Facebook Phone-Scraping Takes Users by Surprise
03/27/18 7:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 938 Words

"This is more evidence that the FTC should have enforced its consent orders," Marc Rotenberg, executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center , told TechNewsWorld. "Users can't be expected to monitor every change in a company's business...

David Jones
Facebook Swelters in Cambridge Analytica Heat
03/22/18 9:55 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 874 Words

The Electronic Privacy Information Center has filed a Freedom of Information Request with the Federal Trade Commission, which has launched an investigation into the data disclosures to Cambridge Analytica, to find out if Facebook complied with a 2012 consent order that required it to report...

David Jones
Mysterious Disappearance of Zuck Posts Rings Another Facebook Alarm Bell
04/09/18 11:59 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 716 Words

"We want Facebook to suspend the service pending resolution of the FTC investigation," Marc Rotenberg, executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center , told the E-Commerce Times.

The FTC did receive the request from EPIC and the other groups, FTC spokesperson Juliana Gruenwald...

David Jones
Facebook Faces Multiple Government Probes in Massive Data Scandal
03/20/18 9:42 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 901 Words

The Federal Trade Commission has failed to enforce a consent order from 2011 in which Facebook pledged to protect the privacy of user data, said Marc Rotenberg, executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center .

"Facebook should never have disclosed this data to...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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