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EPIC - Electronic Privacy Information Center

EPIC - Electronic Privacy Information Center
Latest News - April 8, 2014 Several open government organizations, including Public Citizen, the Sunlight Foundation, the Project on Government Oversight, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, the Center for Effective Government and have filed an amicus brief supporting EPIC in EPIC v. NSA. EPIC is seeking to obtain a Presidential Directive on cyber security that was widely circulated to federal agencies and senior policy advisors. EPIC submitted a Freedom of Information Act Request to the NSA for NSPD-54 and several related documents. After the agency refused to disclose the Directive, EPIC sued the NSA under the Freedom of Information Act.

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Marc Rotenberg "Privacy is the most comprehensive of all rights and the one most cherished by a free people." - Justice Louis Brandeis Marc Rotenberg is Executive Director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) in Washington, DC. He teaches information privacy law at Georgetown University Law Center and has testified before Congress on many issues, including access to information, encryption policy, consumer protection, computer security, and communications privacy. He testified before the 9-11 Commission on "Security and Liberty: Protecting Privacy, Preventing Terrorism."

Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities These NEH grants support national or regional (multistate) training programs for scholars and advanced graduate students to broaden and extend their knowledge of digital humanities. Through these programs, NEH seeks to increase the number of humanities scholars using digital technology in their research and to broadly disseminate knowledge about advanced technology tools and methodologies relevant to the humanities. The projects may be a single opportunity or offered multiple times to different audiences. Welcome to Find, Follow & Discover Follow people to see what stories they’re recommending. Engage in discussions and share your opinion on something or switch to Discover to see what’s popular right now.

Int'l Privacy Law Library About the Library This project aims to make searchable from one location all of the databases specialising in data protection, privacy and surveillance law available on any of the Legal Information Institutes (LIIs) that collaborate with AustLII in relation to WorldLII. The databases currently made searchable are listed above. Scientific Management Redux: The Difference Is in the Data John-Patrick Thomas I wrote a Sunday column about the rise of what is being called “work force science.” Lots of companies are embracing the trend, but anyone familiar with business history might reasonably ask, What’s really new here? Certainly, the current enthusiasm for worker measurement and trait testing has its echoes in the past.

Association for Computers and the Humanities The annual Digital Humanities conference is an opportunity for the ACH to pursue in-person many of the initiatives that we support more virtually during the year. We hope you’ll be able to join us for some or all of our events at DH2013 in Nebraska! ACH Annual General Meeting, Jobs Slam, and Pedagogy Lightning Talks Sure, there may be some sub-committee reports and even an important vote or two, but you haven’t really experienced an annual general meeting until you’ve been to an ACH Jobs Slam! This is a lively event where prospective employees and employers have 30 seconds of floor-time to woo each other. If you’d like to participate, please see our ACH 2013 Jobs Slam page for more information. Webware - Cool Web apps for everyone Keedox Bluetooth Sport Earbuds Compact and lightweight, behind-the-head cable design, sweat-proof, stay-put, comfort ear tips, Bluetooth 4.0 w/ NFC 'quick-pairing', built-in mic for hands free and and great sound all at a super affordable, low price.

China Privacy Law Gastón Fernández (Associate), Hogan Lovells, Beijing, PRC, contributed this entry While personal data privacy law has been developing in many jurisdictions with the increasing prevalence of internet usage, the People’s Republic of China has not yet enacted comprehensive laws or regulations governing the collection, use and transfer of personal data. However, this may change soon, as indicated by the recent issuance of the draft Information Security Technology — Guide of Personal Information Protection (the "Guidelines", issued jointly by the General Administration of Quality Supervision Inspection and Quarantine and the Standardization Administration of the PRC on 30 January 2011).

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