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The Washington Times
Federal judge rules Trump’s personal tax returns cannot be compelled through FOIATrump’s personal tax returns could not be released through the Freedom of Infor
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
Trump’s personal tax returns could not be released through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), reports The Hill. The Electronic Privacy Information Center launched a lawsuit against the IRS earlier this year after the group requested the... Read more
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The Hill
Federal court can't force IRS to release Trump's tax returnsThe Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) launched a suit against the IR
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) launched a suit against the IRS earlier this year after the agency refused to hand over the documents as part of an open-records request. Through the Freedom of Information Act, EPIC had sought... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
$7M behind push to make Ohio landing site for drone workwithin sight and below 400 feet. Meanwhile, privacy, safety and security issue
Dayton Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
within sight and below 400 feet. Meanwhile, privacy, safety and security issues continue to hover around drones. The Electronic Privacy Information Center filed a lawsuit with about 100 other organizations against the FAA contending the... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
$7M behind push to make Ohio landing site for drone workwithin sight and below 400 feet. Meanwhile, privacy, safety and security issue
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 4 days ago
within sight and below 400 feet. Meanwhile, privacy, safety and security issues continue to hover around drones. The Electronic Privacy Information Center filed a lawsuit with about 100 other organizations against the FAA contending the... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
$7M behind push to make Ohio landing site for drone workwithin sight and below 400 feet. Meanwhile, privacy, safety and security issue
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 4 days ago
within sight and below 400 feet. Meanwhile, privacy, safety and security issues continue to hover around drones. The Electronic Privacy Information Center filed a lawsuit with about 100 other organizations against the FAA contending the... Read more
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Tom's Hardware
Tech Companies Urge SCOTUS To Protect Location Datacase. The organization said that advocacy groups such as the Electronic Frontie
Tom's Hardware / Posted 7 days ago
case. The organization said that advocacy groups such as the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the Cato Institute, and the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) have expressed their support. The ACLU said in a blog post: 'The number and... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
District court refuses to block federal government voter information collectioninto Trump’s claims about voter fraud in the 2016 presidential election. The U
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
into Trump’s claims about voter fraud in the 2016 presidential election. The U.S. District Court ruled against the Electronic Privacy Information Center, a public-interest research group that had sought a temporary restraining order to... Read more
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The Columbian
Google’s new program to track shoppers fuels privacy complaintprogram that ties consumers’ online behavior to their purchases in brick-and-mo
The Columbian / Posted 16 days ago
program that ties consumers’ online behavior to their purchases in brick-and-mortar stores. The legal complaint from the Electronic Privacy Information Center, to be filed with the FTC on Monday, alleges that Google is newly gaining access to a... Read more
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CNET
Google is tracking what you buy offline. Should you be worried?consumer privacy when it tracks the success of online ad campaigns in physical
CNET / Posted 21 days ago
consumer privacy when it tracks the success of online ad campaigns in physical stores. On Monday, the advocacy group Electronic Privacy Information Center filed a formal complaint with the US Federal Trade Commission, asking the agency to... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Google's new shopper-tracking program sparks a federal privacy complaintprogram that ties shoppers' online behavior to their purchases in physical stor
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
program that ties shoppers' online behavior to their purchases in physical stores. The legal complaint from the Electronic Privacy Information Center, to be filed with the FTC on Monday, alleges that Google is newly gaining access to a... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Google's new shopper-tracking program sparks a federal privacy complaintprogram that ties shoppers' online behavior to their purchases in physical stor
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
program that ties shoppers' online behavior to their purchases in physical stores. The legal complaint from the Electronic Privacy Information Center, to be filed with the FTC on Monday, alleges that Google is newly gaining access to a... Read more
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eWeek
Privacy Rights Group Wants FTC to Probe Google Tracking AlgorithmThe Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) has asked the U.S. Federal Tra
eWeek / Posted 21 days ago
The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) has asked the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to investigate a Google advertising program that it says links an individual's in-store purchases with their online activity. In a complaint filed with the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Google receives FTC complaint for exposing consumers' 'sensitive info'as privacy group complains to FTC over search giant's refusal to reveal algorit
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
as privacy group complains to FTC over search giant's refusal to reveal algorithm it uses to protect customer data The Electronic Privacy Information Center reported Google to the FTC It claims Google's Store Sales Measurement program is... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Watchdog Group Files Complaint Over Google Tracking In-Person Purchasesbefore launching this solution," the company tells NPR in a statement. "All dat
KERA North Texas / Posted 22 days ago
before launching this solution," the company tells NPR in a statement. "All data is encrypted and aggregated." The Electronic Privacy Information Center is concerned that Google's methods, the details of which are not public, may not... Read more
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The Mercury News
Why one analyst says Facebook could do a face-plantof the Day: “The company is seeking to extend its dominance of online advertisi
The Mercury News / Posted 22 days ago
of the Day: “The company is seeking to extend its dominance of online advertising to the physical world.” — The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), in a complaint filed with the the Federal Trade Commission. EPIC wants an end... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Watchdog Group Files Complaint Over Google Tracking In-Person Purchasesbefore launching this solution," the company tells NPR in a statement. "All dat
KPBS San Diego / Posted 22 days ago
before launching this solution," the company tells NPR in a statement. "All data is encrypted and aggregated." The Electronic Privacy Information Center is concerned that Google's methods, the details of which are not public, may not... Read more
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The Hill
House GOP asks companies for input on net neutrality legislation | Charter declines Sprint deal | Group wants probe into Google shopping tool |Obama adviser joins Lyft boardCommission (FTC) to investigate how Google analyzes credit card data to track c
The Hill / Posted 22 days ago
Commission (FTC) to investigate how Google analyzes credit card data to track consumers' offline shopping habits. The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) says that Google has not been forthcoming about the privacy safeguards in its... Read more
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Tom's Hardware
EPIC Complains To FTC About Google's Credit Card TrackingYou know Google tracks your online activities; did you know it also collects in
Tom's Hardware / Posted 22 days ago
You know Google tracks your online activities; did you know it also collects information about what you do offline? The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) has complained to the FTC about Google tracking in-store purchases and connecting... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Google's new shopper-tracking program sparks a federal privacy complaintprogram that ties shoppers' online behavior to their purchases in physical stor
Los Angeles Times / Posted 22 days ago
program that ties shoppers' online behavior to their purchases in physical stores. The legal complaint from the Electronic Privacy Information Center, to be filed with the FTC on Monday, alleges that Google is newly gaining access to a... Read more
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The Hill
Greens urge EPA to restore methane rule | Group seeks probe into Google shopping tracker | FDA drawn into fight over 'soy milk'Commission (FTC) to investigate how Google analyzes credit card data to track c
The Hill / Posted 22 days ago
Commission (FTC) to investigate how Google analyzes credit card data to track consumers' offline shopping habits. The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) says that Google has not been forthcoming about the privacy safeguards in its... Read more
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The Hill
Privacy watchdog asks FTC to investigate Google's offline shopping trackerCommission (FTC) to investigate how Google analyzes credit card data to track c
The Hill / Posted 22 days ago
Commission (FTC) to investigate how Google analyzes credit card data to track consumers’ offline shopping habits. The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) says that Google has not been forthcoming about the privacy safeguards in its... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Watchdog Group to File Complaint Against Googleis expected to file a legal complaint against Google for gathering customers' c
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 22 days ago
is expected to file a legal complaint against Google for gathering customers' credit and debit card information. The Electronic Privacy Information Center is asking for a full investigation into the tech giant's practice, claiming that Google... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Watchdog Group to File Complaint Against Googleis expected to file a legal complaint against Google for gathering customers' c
NBC Bay Area / Posted 22 days ago
is expected to file a legal complaint against Google for gathering customers' credit and debit card information. The Electronic Privacy Information Center is asking for a full investigation into the tech giant's practice, claiming that Google... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Google's new program to track shoppers sparks a federal privacy...The legal complaint from the Electronic Privacy Information Center, to be filed
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 22 days ago
The legal complaint from the Electronic Privacy Information Center, to be filed with the FTC on Monday, alleges that Google is newly gaining access to a trove of highly-sensitive information -- the credit and debit card purchases records of the... Read more
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Al.com
Google's shopper tracking program prompts privacy rights group to file complaint with FTCprogram that ties consumers' online behavior to their purchases in brick-and-mo
Al.com / Posted 22 days ago
program that ties consumers' online behavior to their purchases in brick-and-mortar stores. The legal complaint from the Electronic Privacy Information Center, to be filed with the FTC on Monday, alleges that Google is newly gaining access to a... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Google's shopper tracking program prompts privacy rights group to file complaint with FTCprogram that ties consumers' online behavior to their purchases in brick-and-mo
Staten Island Advance / Posted 22 days ago
program that ties consumers' online behavior to their purchases in brick-and-mortar stores. The legal complaint from the Electronic Privacy Information Center, to be filed with the FTC on Monday, alleges that Google is newly gaining access to a... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Google's new program to track shoppers sparks a federal privacy complaintprogram that ties consumers' online behavior to their purchases in brick-and-mo
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
program that ties consumers' online behavior to their purchases in brick-and-mortar stores. The legal complaint from the Electronic Privacy Information Center, to be filed with the FTC on Monday, alleges that Google is newly gaining access to a... Read more
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TribLIVE
Google’s new program to track shoppers sparks a federal privacy complaintprogram that ties consumers' online behavior to their purchases in brick-and-mo
TribLIVE / Posted 22 days ago
program that ties consumers' online behavior to their purchases in brick-and-mortar stores. The legal complaint from the Electronic Privacy Information Center, to be filed with the FTC on Monday, alleges that Google is newly gaining access to a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas resubmits voter data to probersSafe Access File Exchange site to which it was uploaded was at the heart of a l
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
Safe Access File Exchange site to which it was uploaded was at the heart of a lawsuit filed by the Washington, D.C.-based Electronic Privacy Information Center. The Electronic Privacy Information Center contended that the commission failed to... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Florida turns over voter-roll data to Trump election commissionits effort to collect voter data from all states. U.S. District Judge Colleen K
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
its effort to collect voter data from all states. U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly rejected a request by the Electronic Privacy Information Center to block the data collection. "Today the Department of State pursuant to Florida law... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Federal panel renews request for voter datathey would not send the commission any information. The request resulted in a
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
they would not send the commission any information. The request resulted in a lawsuit filed against the commission by the Electronic Privacy Information Center, which prompted the commission to ask states to delay submitting information. On... Read more
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Newsmax
Judge: Election Data Can Be Requested by Trump Commissiona setback for groups that contend the effort could infringe on privacy rights.
Newsmax / Posted 27 days ago
a setback for groups that contend the effort could infringe on privacy rights. The judge said on Monday a lawsuit by the Electronic Privacy Information Center watchdog did not have grounds for an injunction in part because the collection of data... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Ohio sends US voter panel links to publicly available dataSaturday. Pence was the featured speaker at the fundraising event, and Husted
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 28 days ago
Saturday. Pence was the featured speaker at the fundraising event, and Husted spoke as a 2018 candidate for governor. The Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington filed a lawsuit against the federal advisory commission after the panel... Read more
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The Columbian
Judge clears way for Trump commission to collect voter datadates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off u
The Columbian / Posted 28 days ago
dates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off until a judge ruled on a lawsuit filed by the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington. U.S. District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, in the District of... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Judge clears way for Trump commission to collect voter datadates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off u
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 28 days ago
dates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off until a judge ruled on a lawsuit filed by the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington. U.S. District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, in the District of... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Judge clears way for Trump commission to collect voter datadates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off u
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 28 days ago
dates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off until a judge ruled on a lawsuit filed by the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington. U.S. District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, in the District of... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Federal Judge Won't Stop Trump's Voter Fraud CommissionSpecifically, the judge blocked a legal challenge from the Electronic Privacy I
KGTV San Diego / Posted 28 days ago
Specifically, the judge blocked a legal challenge from the Electronic Privacy Information Center, a nonprofit watchdog group. The group said the commission's request for voter information didn't include a privacy impact assessment, something federal... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Judge clears way for Trump commission to collect voter datadates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off u
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 28 days ago
dates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off until a judge ruled on a lawsuit filed by the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington. U.S. District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, in the District of... Read more
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ajc.com
Judge clears way for Trump commission to collect voter datadates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off u
ajc.com / Posted 28 days ago
dates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off until a judge ruled on a lawsuit filed by the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington. U.S. District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, in the District of... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Federal Judge Won't Stop Trump's Voter Fraud CommissionSpecifically, the judge blocked a legal challenge from the Electronic Privacy I
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 28 days ago
Specifically, the judge blocked a legal challenge from the Electronic Privacy Information Center, a nonprofit watchdog group. The group said the commission's request for voter information didn't include a privacy impact assessment, something federal... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Judge clears way for Trump commission to collect voter datadates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off u
Dayton Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
dates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off until a judge ruled on a lawsuit filed by the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington. U.S. District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, in the District of... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Judge clears way for Trump commission to collect voter datadates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off u
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 28 days ago
dates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off until a judge ruled on a lawsuit filed by the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington. U.S. District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, in the District of... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Judge clears way for Trump commission to collect voter datadates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off u
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 28 days ago
dates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off until a judge ruled on a lawsuit filed by the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington. U.S. District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, in the District of... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Judge clears way for Trump commission to collect voter datadates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off u
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 28 days ago
dates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off until a judge ruled on a lawsuit filed by the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington. U.S. District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, in the District of... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Judge clears way for Trump commission to collect voter datadates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off u
KTVN Reno / Posted 28 days ago
dates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off until a judge ruled on a lawsuit filed by the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington. U.S. District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, in the District of... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Judge clears way for Trump commission to collect voter datadates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off u
Hawaii News Now / Posted 28 days ago
dates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off until a judge ruled on a lawsuit filed by the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington. U.S. District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, in the District of... Read more
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WALB Albany
Judge clears way for Trump commission to collect voter datadates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off u
WALB Albany / Posted 28 days ago
dates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off until a judge ruled on a lawsuit filed by the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington. U.S. District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, in the District of... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Judge clears way for Trump commission to collect voter datadates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off u
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 28 days ago
dates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off until a judge ruled on a lawsuit filed by the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington. U.S. District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, in the District of... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Judge clears way for Trump commission to collect voter datadates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off u
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 29 days ago
dates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off until a judge ruled on a lawsuit filed by the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington. U.S. District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, in the District of... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Judge clears way for Trump commission to collect voter datadates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off u
WGEM Quincy / Posted 29 days ago
dates and partial Social Security numbers, but it later told them to hold off until a judge ruled on a lawsuit filed by the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington. U.S. District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, in the District of... Read more
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