NTIA Seeks Comments on ‘Desired Outcomes’ Framework for Privacy Protection

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration—the agency that advises the White House on telecommunications and information policy—released a proposed framework for consumer privacy. The NTIA framework outlines seven “desired outcomes” for the processing of personal data: (1) transparency, (2) control, (3) minimization, (4) security, (5)…

Healthcare simulations highlight artificial intelligence capabilities

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EPIC To Congress: Require Algorithmic Transparency For Twitter, Dominant Internet Firms

In advance of a hearing on Twitter: Transparency and Accountability, EPIC has sent a statement to the House Energy and Commerce Committee. EPIC said that “algorithmic transparency” could help establish fairness, transparency, and accountability for much of what users see online. In a 2011 statement…

VICTORY – EPIC v Commission: Presidential Election Commission Destroys State Voter Data Wrongfully Obtained

The White House confirmed Monday that it has destroyed the state voter data unlawfully collected by the Presidential Election Commission. Responding to a court order in EPIC v. Commission the White House stated that the voter data is now “entirely deleted and unrecoverable.” The deletion…

Two More Nominees for Intelligence Oversight Board

The White House announced the nomination of two board members to the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB). Travis LeBlanc is a partner at Boies Schiller, and former Federal Communications Commission Enforcement Bureau Chief. Aditya Bamzai is a law professor at the University of…

EPIC Urges House Committee to Push FCC on Comprehensive Privacy Plan

EPIC has sent a statement to the House Commerce Committee for a hearing on the Federal Communications Commission. EPIC urged the Committee to push the FCC to develop a comprehensive plan for online privacy. EPIC also asked the Committee to press the nominees to repeal…

Presidential Commission to Delete State Voter Data Wrongfully Obtained

EPIC and a coalition of groups gave the White House the final go-ahead today to destroy the state voter data unlawfully collected by the Presidential Election Commission. In a notice to the federal court overseeing EPIC v. Commission, EPIC and the other groups that sued…

mycloud Hospitality Hotel Software Supporting Smaller Businesses to Cut Their Costs

Salt Spring Island’s Wisteria Guest House has become the latest business to benefit from the mycloud Hospitality platform. NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, July 19, 2018 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ — The mycloud Hospitality platform is designed to … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE mycloud Hospitality Hotel Software…

FTC Chair Seeks New Privacy and Data Security Authority

In testimony this morning before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, new Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph Simons said the FTC needs greater authority to protect consumers. Simons asserted that privacy and data security are now the top priority for the FTC, and signaled his…

For House Hearing, EPIC Urges FTC to Unwind WhatsApp Deal, Enforce Facebook Consent Order

EPIC has sent a statement to the House Energy and Commerce Committee in advance of a hearing on “Oversight of the Federal Trade Commission.” EPIC told the Committee to urge the new FTC leadership to enforce the Facebook Consent Order and unwind the Facebook-WhatsApp merger…