January 2, 2014
by Stephen Krug
JURIST Guest Columnist Khaliah Barnes of the Electronic Privacy Information Center argues that federal agencies' data collection and disclosure activities are marred by a deficiency of meaningful oversight and accountability...In 2013, the world became privy to unparalleled, covert US government ...[read more]
July 8, 2013
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) on Monday filed an emergency petition with the US Supreme Court challenging the National Security Agency (NSA) telephone record surveillance program. EPIC is arguing that the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) exceeded its authority when ...[read more]
November 28, 2012
by Jerry Votava
Two privacy advocacy groups wrote a letter on Monday to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, urging him to withdraw recently announced proposed changes to the site's governance documents. The letter, signed by the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) and the Center for Digital Democracy (CDD), ...[read more]
August 28, 2012
by Jaimie Cremeans
After being awarded $1.05 billion by a jury last week for patent infringement, Apple filed a motion with the US District Court for the Northern District of California on Monday asking it to block eight Samsung products from being produced and sold in the US. The eight products Apple asked the ...[read more]
May 12, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday rejected a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request arising out of 2010 cyber attack on Google targeting Gmail accounts of Chinese human rights activists. The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) sought any ...[read more]
February 25, 2012
by Michael Haggerson
A judge for the US District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed a suit on Friday from the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), a consumer privacy group, asking the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to block Google's proposed privacy policy changes. EPIC brought suit against the FTC... ...[read more]
February 9, 2012
by Jerry Votava
The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), a consumer privacy group, filed a lawsuit Wednesday in the US District Court for the District of Columbia asking that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) block Google's proposed privacy policy changes. EPIC alleged that the changes to the privacy ...[read more]
September 7, 2011
by Megan McKee
Laura Frano, University of Pittsburgh Law School of Law Class of 2012, is a certified legal intern at the University of Pittsburgh Environmental Law Clinic. She writes on the growing popularity of natural gas as an energy source and the need to proactively implement international law and policy to ...[read more]
June 1, 2011
by Zach Zagger
A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of California Tuesday approved a settlement agreement in a privacy lawsuit against Google over its Buzz social networking application, awarding damages to privacy groups previously left out of the original proposed settlement. Judge James ...[read more]
February 17, 2010
by Brian Jackson
An Internet privacy advocacy group on Wednesday filed a complaint with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) alleging that the new Google social networking service Buzz violates privacy laws. The complaint was filed by the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) and asks the FTC to ...[read more]

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