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Surfer Beware: Personal Privacy and the Internet

In conjunction with the US Federal Trade Commission's Public Workshop on Consumer Information Privacy held June 10-13, 1997, the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) has released this short report, based on its review of "100 of the most frequently visited web sites on the Internet." The report discusses the collection of personal information, privacy policies, and browser cookie use at these sites. An appendix table details results of the review in seven categories. EPIC, a public interest research group that focuses on "emerging civil liberties issues and...privacy," offers a wealth of information related to civil liberties and privacy in the networked environment.
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Date Issued 1997
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Scout Publication
Date of Scout Publication 1997-06-13
Archived Scout Publication URL https://scout.wisc.edu/report/1997/0613

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