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International Business Times
Whatsapp and Facebook data sharing plan investigated by UK Information Commissionerhas now sparked massive backlash from Whatsapp users with many threatening to l
Whatsapp and Facebook data sharing plan investigated by UK Information Commissioner
International Business Times / Posted an hour ago
has now sparked massive backlash from Whatsapp users with many threatening to leave the service for its rivals. The Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington has filed a complaint with the US Federal Trade Commission arguing that... Read more
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Newsmax
Trump App Collects Data From Phone's Contacts, Draws Ire of Privacy Experts[using the app], which is something that is really very controversial," Marc Ro
Trump App Collects Data From Phone's Contacts, Draws Ire of Privacy Experts
Newsmax / Posted 20 hours ago
[using the app], which is something that is really very controversial," Marc Rotenberg, executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center, told ABC News. "America First," which hit Apple and Google app stores last week,... Read more
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Times of Malta
WhatsApp wants to share your phone number with Facebookusers suggesting Telegram as the best alternative. Protests have not been limi
WhatsApp wants to share your phone number with Facebook
Times of Malta / Posted 20 hours ago
users suggesting Telegram as the best alternative. Protests have not been limited to irate users. The Washington-based Electronic Privacy Information Center (Epic) has accused Facebook of violating a 2012 agreement which required the company to... Read more
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ABC News
Trump Campaign App's Data Grab Taps Into Your Contact List, Experts Sayliberties policy director at the ACLU of Northern California, told ABC News. M
Trump Campaign App's Data Grab Taps Into Your Contact List, Experts Say
ABC News / Posted 22 hours ago
liberties policy director at the ACLU of Northern California, told ABC News. Marc Rotenberg, executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center, said that Trump is "basically saying he has the right to pull down the contact list of... Read more
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Dundas Star News
WhatsApp to begin sharing user information with Facebookprivacy policy overhaul raises concerns about potential legal challenges. Marc
WhatsApp to begin sharing user information with Facebook
Dundas Star News / Posted yesterday
privacy policy overhaul raises concerns about potential legal challenges. Marc Rotenberg, president of the Electronic Privacy Information Center, a privacy advocacy group in Washington, said it would file a complaint Monday with the... Read more
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The Record
WhatsApp to begin sharing user information with Facebookprivacy policy overhaul raises concerns about potential legal challenges. Marc
WhatsApp to begin sharing user information with Facebook
The Record / Posted yesterday
privacy policy overhaul raises concerns about potential legal challenges. Marc Rotenberg, president of the Electronic Privacy Information Center, a privacy advocacy group in Washington, said it would file a complaint Monday with the... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
WhatsApp Shaves Off a Little More PrivacyFacebook that their privacy will be respected and protected," said Claire T. Ga
WhatsApp Shaves Off a Little More Privacy
E-Commerce Times / Posted yesterday
Facebook that their privacy will be respected and protected," said Claire T. Gartland, consumer protection counsel at the Electronic Privacy Information Center. "That is why many individuals use WhatsApp in the first place," she told the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Goal of app is to keep peace between public, policePolice responded to requests for comment about the Safecaster app. Caitriona F
Goal of app is to keep peace between public, police
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
Police responded to requests for comment about the Safecaster app. Caitriona Fitzgerald, state policy coordinator for the Electronic Privacy Information Center, a high-tech civil liberties group, said Massachusetts law allows citizens to openly... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Would online voting be convenient? Probably. A good idea? Maybe not.the right to a secret ballot and leaving elections more vulnerable to fraud, ac
Would online voting be convenient? Probably. A good idea? Maybe not.
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
the right to a secret ballot and leaving elections more vulnerable to fraud, according to a report released Thursday by the Electronic Privacy Information Center, the Verified Voting Foundation and the Common Cause Education Fund. Security... Read more
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The News & Observer
Would online voting be convenient? Probably. A good idea? Maybe not.the right to a secret ballot and leaving elections more vulnerable to fraud, ac
Would online voting be convenient? Probably. A good idea? Maybe not.
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
the right to a secret ballot and leaving elections more vulnerable to fraud, according to a report released Thursday by the Electronic Privacy Information Center, the Verified Voting Foundation and the Common Cause Education Fund. Security... Read more
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Island Packet
Would online voting be convenient? Probably. A good idea? Maybe not.the right to a secret ballot and leaving elections more vulnerable to fraud, ac
Would online voting be convenient? Probably. A good idea? Maybe not.
Island Packet / Posted 7 days ago
the right to a secret ballot and leaving elections more vulnerable to fraud, according to a report released Thursday by the Electronic Privacy Information Center, the Verified Voting Foundation and the Common Cause Education Fund. Security... Read more
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Reuters
Amid Trump criticism, U.S. to help states fight voter frauda massive cyber infiltration in which suspected Russian hackers gained access t
Amid Trump criticism, U.S. to help states fight voter fraud
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
a massive cyber infiltration in which suspected Russian hackers gained access to Democratic Party computer systems. An Electronic Privacy Information Center report this week said 32 of the 50 states will allow voting by insecure email, fax and... Read more
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iafrica.com
The story behind Pokemon GO's devsof lawyers intent on suing to hold them accountable for trespassing or injuries
The story behind Pokemon GO's devs
iafrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
of lawyers intent on suing to hold them accountable for trespassing or injuries involving players. The Washington-based Electronic Privacy Information Center has called for US regulators to investigate whether Niantic is collecting too much... Read more
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Japan Today
Pokemon hunt leads to glory for Google-born Niantic ‹ Japan Todayof lawyers intent on suing to hold them accountable for trespassing or injuries
Pokemon hunt leads to glory for Google-born Niantic ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 12 days ago
of lawyers intent on suing to hold them accountable for trespassing or injuries involving players. The Washington-based Electronic Privacy Information Center has called for US regulators to investigate whether Niantic is collecting too much... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Pokemon hunt leads to glory for Google-born Nianticof lawyers intent on suing to hold them accountable for trespassing or injuries
Pokemon hunt leads to glory for Google-born Niantic
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 13 days ago
of lawyers intent on suing to hold them accountable for trespassing or injuries involving players. The Washington-based Electronic Privacy Information Center has called for US regulators to investigate whether Niantic is collecting too much... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Pokemon hunt leads to glory for Google-born Nianticof lawyers intent on suing to hold them accountable for trespassing or injuries
Pokemon hunt leads to glory for Google-born Niantic
Manila Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
of lawyers intent on suing to hold them accountable for trespassing or injuries involving players. The Washington-based Electronic Privacy Information Center has called for US regulators to investigate whether Niantic is collecting too much... Read more
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PhysOrg
Pokemon hunt leads to glory for Google-born Nianticof lawyers intent on suing to hold them accountable for trespassing or injuries
Pokemon hunt leads to glory for Google-born Niantic
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
of lawyers intent on suing to hold them accountable for trespassing or injuries involving players.The Washington-based Electronic Privacy Information Center has called for US regulators to investigate whether Niantic is collecting too much... Read more
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Aljazeera
US vote fraud allegations prompt calls for transparencyelection and cybersecurity right now," he told reporters. But Caitriona Fitzge
US vote fraud allegations prompt calls for transparency
Aljazeera / Posted 16 days ago
election and cybersecurity right now," he told reporters. But Caitriona Fitzgerald, the chief technology officer of the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) - a civil rights group, told Al Jazeera that the very reliance on electronic... Read more
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LinuxInsider.com
Clinton Campaign Latest Target of Hackers Linked to Russiapublic agencies, as well as the integrity of the presidential election itself,
Clinton Campaign Latest Target of Hackers Linked to Russia
LinuxInsider.com / Posted 22 days ago
public agencies, as well as the integrity of the presidential election itself, said Marc Rotenberg, president of the Electronic Privacy Information Center. "EPIC said at the outset of this election year that data protection is the most... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Clinton Campaign Latest Target of Hackers Linked to Russiapublic agencies, as well as the integrity of the presidential election itself,
Clinton Campaign Latest Target of Hackers Linked to Russia
E-Commerce Times / Posted 22 days ago
public agencies, as well as the integrity of the presidential election itself, said Marc Rotenberg, president of the Electronic Privacy Information Center. "EPIC said at the outset of this election year that data protection is the most... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Trump Tries to Walk Back Comments on Clinton Emailsthreats from foreign adversaries, the comments of the Republican candidate for
Trump Tries to Walk Back Comments on Clinton Emails
E-Commerce Times / Posted 23 days ago
threats from foreign adversaries, the comments of the Republican candidate for President are beyond reckless," Electronic Privacy Information Center President Marc Rotenberg told TechNewsWorld. Not Quite Deleted The potential breach... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
Clinton Campaign Latest Target of Hackers Linked to Russiapublic agencies, as well as the integrity of the presidential election itself,
Clinton Campaign Latest Target of Hackers Linked to Russia
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 27 days ago
public agencies, as well as the integrity of the presidential election itself, said Marc Rotenberg, president of the Electronic Privacy Information Center. "EPIC said at the outset of this election year that data protection is the most... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
Trump Tries to Walk Back Comments on Clinton Emailsthreats from foreign adversaries, the comments of the Republican candidate for
Trump Tries to Walk Back Comments on Clinton Emails
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 29 days ago
threats from foreign adversaries, the comments of the Republican candidate for President are beyond reckless," Electronic Privacy Information Center Executive Director Marc Rotenberg told TechNewsWorld. Not Quite Deleted The potential... Read more
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Newsmax
FBI's Use of Phone Surveillance Info Reined In by Courtto act on some data it collects from its phone snooping. The Intercept, citing
FBI's Use of Phone Surveillance Info Reined In by Court
Newsmax / Posted 30 days ago
to act on some data it collects from its phone snooping. The Intercept, citing undisclosed documents obtained by the Electronic Privacy Information Center, reports the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court told the FBI several times between... Read more
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CNET
TSA, bored of seeing you naked, removing airport body scannerspretty sights -- and it is therefore removing the scanners. Congress -- after
TSA, bored of seeing you naked, removing airport body scanners
CNET / Posted a month ago
pretty sights -- and it is therefore removing the scanners. Congress -- after objections from organizations such as the Electronic Privacy Information Center -- had asked OSI's Rapiscan to write software that would create more neutral images of... Read more

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