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Carmakers sign on to principles to protect motorists' privacy in an era of computerized cars

...protections, saying that would be too "prescriptive." But Marc Rotenberg, executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center, said legislation is needed to ensure automakers don't back off the principles when they become inconvenient...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-12/carmakers-sign-principles-
Should your on-line account die when you do?

...status online. Privacy activists are skeptical of the proposal. Ginger McCall, associate director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington, said a judge's approval should be needed for access, to protect the privacy of both...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-17/should-your-line-account-die
Unclear what happens to personal info with Clear

...Clear customers) is actually part of a bigger debate," said Marc Rotenberg, executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center. "This is just one of the long-running battles; they simply keep too much data on too many people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/28/bus_529014.shtml
Business
Cards bring Kroger valuable information

...makers General Mills Inc. and Kraft Foods Inc. John Verdi, the staff counsel for the Washington-based Electronic Privacy Information Center, said retailers should accumulate as little data as they need to provide discounts -- and ensure it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/07/bus_506760.shtml
Business
Schools' lunch rush eased by technology

...biometrics for children to pay for their school lunches," said Melissa Ngo of the Washington-based Electronic Privacy Information Center. "There's no reason to do that. Biometrics technology is being used to keep nuclear weapons secret...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/26/met_105989.shtml
Metro
Biz briefs

...about Google's new Buzz social networking service, saying it violates consumer protection law.The Electronic Privacy Information Center filed its complaint with the Federal Trade Commission days after Google Inc. altered the service to address...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-02-17/biz-briefs
Business
Hands-off regulatory approach belies challenges

...calls, isolating a specific conversation isn't simple, said David Sobel, general counsel with the Electronic Privacy Information Center. There's a high risk, he said, of individuals beyond those covered by court order being monitored...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/18/fin_450607.shtml
Finance
Rejecting this opinion was easy

...for printing the column from a "senior fellow" (translated: highly paid) of something called the Electronic Privacy Information Center.His propaganda regarding the American response to the tsunami indicates that he and the center are just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/21/let_440523.shtml
Letters
Newspapers riding out complaints over online registration

...more attractive to advertisers. However, some privacy groups are crying foul. Chris Hoofnagle of the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington, D.C. says sites will be pushing for even more invasive disclosures as demographic data...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/14/liv_418877.shtml
Life & style
'Behavior pattern recognition' used to spot potential terrorists

...people. "Targeted interviewing is certainly preferable," said David Sobel, general counsel for the Electronic Privacy Information Center, a leading critic of the background checks. Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., chairman of the House aviation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/29/liv_413823.shtml
Life & style