EPIC Urges FTC to Strengthen PayPal/Venmo Settlement

In detailed comments, EPIC advised the FTC to strengthen a proposed settlement with PayPal concerning Venmo, a mobile app for peer-to-peer payments. The FTC complaint found that Venmo made misrepresentations about privacy and security practices. EPIC recommended that the FTC require PayPal to (1) change…

EPIC to UNESCO: Algorithmic Transparency is an Internet Universality Indicator

EPIC has provided comments to UNESCO on a proposed framework for Internet Universality Indicators. The UNESCO framework emphasizes Rights, Openness, Accessibility, and Multistakeholder participation. UNESCO said that the framework will help guide protections for fundamental rights. EPIC also proposed “Algorithmic Transparency” as a key indicator…

Flexible Algorithm makes Segment Routing Traffic Engineering even more agile

SP360: Service Provider Clarence Filsfils – January 25, 2018 – 0 Comments Contributors: Frederic Trate As more and more Service Providers and Enterprises operate a single network infrastructure to support an ever-increasing number of services, the ability to custom fit transport to application needs is…

Cyber Attacks on U.S. Power Grids Can Be Deterred With Password Changes

Article 0 Comments A key to preventing cyber attacks from crippling U.S. power grids could be changing passwords on internet routers, wifi-connected thermostats and smart lawn-sprinklers. “A significant share” of internet attacks result from unchanged factory default passwords on web-connected devices that allow hackers to…

U.S. Banks Face Growing Threat from Cyber Attacks: New Bank Regulator

Article 0 Comments U.S. banks are facing a growing threat from cyber attackers and making defense against them more complex by relying on third-party firms for support, according to a report released Thursday by Joseph Otting, the Trump administration appointee who took over a key…

Business, Political Leaders List Cyber Attacks, Geopolitical Tensions as Top Concerns: WEF Survey

Article 0 Comments The threat of large-scale cyber attacks and a “deteriorating geopolitical landscape” since the election of U.S. President Donald Trump have jumped to the top of the global elite’s list of concerns, the World Economic Forum said ahead of its annual meeting in…

So, I messed up… – YouTube

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FTC Report on Connected Cars Lacks Privacy Recommendations

Byrd v. United States Comments connected cars FTC NHTSA FTC Report on Connected Cars Lacks Privacy Recommendations The Federal Trade Commission released a brief report summarizing a June 2017 workshop, co-hosted with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, on connected vehicles. While the report acknowledges…

EPIC Urges FBI to Limit Fingerprint-Based Background Checks

biometrics Comments foia NGI EPIC Urges FBI to Limit Fingerprint-Based Background Checks In response to a request for comments, EPIC has urged the FBI to expand its use of name-based — rather than fingerprint-based — background checks for noncriminal purposes, such as employment. The FBI…

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