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EPIC - Electronic Privacy Information Center

EPIC - Electronic Privacy Information Center | Privacy | Scoop.it
The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) focuses public attention on emerging civil liberties, privacy, First Amendment issues and works to promote the Public Voice in decisions concerning the future of the Internet.
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EPIC does their own research to pritect privacy and the First Amendment.  Their work is on shaping policy and getting the public's attention.

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Liberty, Privacy & Surveillance | Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

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The American Library Association focuses on protecting the first Amendment and protecting privacy as well as keeping access to information open.  Therefore, their organization focuses on the same key values or privacy that are pertinent to media advocates. 

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Advisory panel says NSA surveillance program should be ended - NBCNews.com

Advisory panel says NSA surveillance program should be ended - NBCNews.com | Privacy | Scoop.it
Slate Magazine (blog)
Advisory panel says NSA surveillance program should be ended
NBCNews.com
The advisory panel issued several other recommendations, as well.
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The NSA is the primary organization we can assume is responsible for surveilling American citizens.  The NSA works on issues that surround privacy and online media surveillance.  Media advocates should pay special attention to the NSA and how they are addressing issues of policy and privacy because they have a lot of power. 

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Center for Democracy & Technology | Keeping the Internet Open, Innovative and Free

Center for Democracy & Technology | Keeping the Internet Open, Innovative and Free | Privacy | Scoop.it
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The Center for Democracy and Technology is already working to create policy to keep the Internet free and democratic so advocates can support their work by promoting their policies and initiatives.  This organziation is helpful since they already conduct their own independent research. 

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Guidelines for Online Privacy Policies

1. Adoption and Implementation of a Privacy Policy, 2. Notice and Disclosure, 3. Choice/Consent, 4. Data Security, and 5. Data Quality and Access
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Online Privacy Alliance provides a specific and comprehansive outline of guidelines for online privacy policies.  These guidelines can help advocates be sure that the policies they are advoacting are satisfactory. 

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Everyone is talking about the NSA. These people are doing something about it.

Everyone is talking about the NSA. These people are doing something about it. | Privacy | Scoop.it
By now you've heard that the U.S. gov't is watching your every move. Now turn concern to action.
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This organzation is rallying to convince the US governement to end its surveillance of citizens. They are already acting to advocate for policy change. 

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Digital Due Process :: About the Issue

Digital Due Process :: About the Issue | Privacy | Scoop.it
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Digital Due Process is useful to the privacy issue because the organization is working to create policy that protects our privacy against surveillance.  Media adovates wouldappreacte their efforts to reform exsiting policy. 

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Seattle Internet Privacy Advocates

Seattle Internet Privacy Advocates

Seattle, WA
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Calling all concerned citizens for internet privacy! Join our group and learn how to properly secure your privacy in the digital age without compromising convenience. Whether ...

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Calling all concerned citizens for internet privacy! Join our group and learn how to properly secure your privacy in the digital age without compromising convenience. Whether you are a technology ace
Julianne Heckel's insight:

Seattle Internet Privacy Advocates unites people to discuss how they can self-advocate for themselves online.  Media advocates can use groups like these to understand what the issues that people are most concerned with are and what still needs to be addressed. 

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