Links to Professional Resources

1. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

The FTC is the chief federal agency that protects consumer privacy and enforces federal privacy laws. The website contains a wealth of information.

Follow on Twitter: @FTC

2. The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) and Privacy International

The site compiles news stories about the interconnection of digital technology and privacy.

Follow on Twitter: @EPICprivacy

3. Privacy Rights Clearinghouse

This non-profit consumer information and advocacy organization provides in their website access to the organization’s comments and views, and news stories about privacy issues.

Follow on Twitter: @PrivacyToday

4. Reporters Committee on Freedom of the Press

The privacy chapter is an excellent overview of the field.

Follow on Twitter: @ RCFP

5. Electronic Frontier Foundation

EFF is a non-profit organization whose privacy page explores privacy and digital technology. They are a leading organization in legal challenge to stop the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs.

Follow on Twitter: @EFF

6. The Privacy and Technology Project, UC Hastings College of the Law

This project focuses on consumer privacy and helps individuals understand how to control and manage personal information in a digital environment.

Follow on Twitter: @UCHastingsLaw

7.  The Cyber Civil Rights Initiative

This non-profit group is working to advocate for state and federal laws that criminalize and punish revenge porn, also called non-consensual pornography.

Follow on Twitter: @CCRInitiative