Daily Dashboard

EPIC Wants FCC Report Released In Full

PRIVACY LAW—U.S.

April 20, 2012

The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) is demanding that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) release all 25 pages of the report on its Google Street View investigation, reports the Los Angeles Times. EPIC filed a Freedom of Information Act request following the FCC's release of the report's abridged version last week. EPIC has also called on Attorney General Eric Holder, Jr., to investigate, and Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA) has called for a congressional hearing on the matter. The FCC fined Google $25,000, stating the company "deliberately impeded and delayed" an investigation into its Street View data collection practices--a fine one privacy advocate called "a slap on the pinkie."
Full Story