EPIC gives Obama administration mediocre privacy grades

So far, progress on privacy has been disappointing, EPIC says

The Electronic Privacy Information Center has given the Obama Administration mediocre grades in its second annual privacy report card released this week.

The report is based on an analysis by EPIC's advisory board of the administration's efforts to foster better privacy practices in cyberspace, and around consumer data and health care data. The report also assessed the administration's records on civil liberties.

Overall, EPIC gave the administration Bs for its privacy efforts in cyberspace and in protecting health care data, a C for consumer data protection efforts and a D on civil liberties.

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