"EPIC" entries

Report from first health care privacy conference

Examined dilemmas in data storage, sharing, consent, segmentation, and

Computers, Freedom, and Privacy enters 21st year at a moment of hot debate

Lillie Coney of the Electronic Privacy Information Center and Jules Polonetsky of the Future of Privacy Forum, cochairs of CFP this year, talk about what makes the conference unique and how it will illuminate the pressing issues of Twitter revolutions (or whatever role the Internet may play), surveillance and tracking, security of personal health data, and more.

Current activities at the Electronic Privacy Information Center

A few of the recent campaigns of Electronic Privacy Information Center
include whole-body imaging at airports, the Smart Grid, and cell phone
privacy in the workplace. EPIC demands that institutions take
responsibility for privacy, designing it into their systems.

Privacy and open government: conversations with EPIC and others about OpenID

A few days ago I proposed a way to

offer more privacy to people visiting government web sites
This blog builds on that proposal, which was largely technical, by
examining the policy and organizational issues that swirl around it. My ideas are informed by a discussion I had with Lillie
Coney, Associate Director of the
Electronic Privacy Information Center.
The blog is also inspired by two comments on the earlier blog and
brief email I exchanged with one commenter, which intertwine with
Coney’s in intriguing ways.