EPIC Joins Consumer and Health Groups, Urges Facebook to Scrap ‘Messenger Kids’

Facebook WhatsApp children kids EPIC Joins Consumer and Health Groups, Urges Facebook to Scrap ‘Messenger Kids’ EPIC, the Center for Commercial Free Childhood, and others have urged Mark Zuckerberg to shutter Facebook’s “Messenger Kids” app. The groups cited rising concern about social media among adolescents…

EPIC Urges Senate to Seek Assurances from DHS on Privacy of Voter Data

EPIC v. The Commission policy voter privacy EPIC Urges Senate to Seek Assurances from DHS on Privacy of Voter Data EPIC sent a statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee in advance of a DHS Oversight Hearing, to seek assurances that “the DHS will not continue…

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…