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Big Brother: Should it Be in Your Car?, by Jeff Plungis, Detroit News (October 3, 2005)

Ridge Says RFID Boosts Security, by Mark Baard, Wired News (April 12, 2005)

Privacilla: RFID For Goods, Not People, by Susan Kuchinskas, (April 4, 2005)

Boss Can Check Your e-Mail, Now or Later, by Yvette Armendariz, The Arizona Republic (March 20, 2005)

Privacy Panel Draws Fire, by Dibya Sarkar, (March 8, 2005)

No Yahoo Freebie for Kids--Unless Mom Signs Off, by Declan McCullagh, CNET (March 2, 2005)

Transportation Security Aggravation, by Robert W. Poole Jr. and Jim Harper, Reason Magazine (March 2005)

Embattled Data Collector a Big Homeland Security Contractor, by Kelley Beaucar Vlahos, (February 27, 2005)

Privacy Panel Membership Questioned, The Associated Press (February 25, 2005)

Homeland Security's Privacy Committee, The Associated Press (February 25, 2005)

Claria's CPO Named to Federal Privacy Committee, by Rob McGann, ClickZ News (February 24, 2005)

Open Meetings Planned for Homeland Security's Privacy Panel, by Sarah Lai Stirland, National Journal's Technology Daily (February 23, 2005)

Homeland Security: 2005 Priorities, by Dibya Sarkar, Federal Computer Week (December 6, 2004)

Patriot Act Redux?, by Declan McCullagh, (October 18, 2004)

Surveillance and the War on Terror: What's in a Name?, by Jim Harper, San Francisco Chronicle (October 15, 2004)

Privacy Experts Shun Black Boxes, by Kelley Beaucar Vlahos, (September 10, 2004)

FCC Takes Step Toward VOIP Wiretapping Regulations, Grant Gross, IDG News Service (August 4, 2004)

An Exchange Over RFID Chips and Privacy Fears, (July 30, 2004)

Jim Harper Asks: What's So Bad About RFID?, (July 13, 2004)

Can You Overhear Me Now?, by Clyde Wayne Crews, The Washington Times (July 7, 2004)

Reviews Mixed on Legislation to Protect Consumers From Spyware, Medzilla (July 2, 2004)

REGULATION IN BRIEF: Digital Wiretap Rules, The Heritage Foundation (June 3, 2004)

Who's Afraid of RFID?, by Jim Harper, Tech Central Station (May 24, 2004)

Does Gmail Breach Wiretap Laws?, by Declan McCullagh, (May 4, 2004)

Gmail and its Discontents, by Declan McCullagh, (April 26, 2004)

Have Feds' HIPAA Health Privacy Rules Helped?, (April 14, 2004); follow-ups: Stephen Cobb on Failure of HIPAA Health Privacy Law (April 20, 2004); Peter Swire's "Modest" Defense of HIPAA Medical Regulatory Law (April 21, 2004); Jim Harper on HIPAA Medical Regulations: Where's the Beef? (April 22, 2004); Robert Gellman's Defense of HIPAA Medical Regulations (April 27, 2004)

Government Wants to Make Internet Phone Calls Wiretap-Friendly, by Clyde Wayne Crews, Jr., Chicago Tribune (March 30, 2004) (subscription)

Airlines and Hotels Face Customer Concerns Arising from Anti-Terrorism Efforts, by Tony Kontzer, Information Week (March 22, 2004)

Analysis: TSA Gets Privacy Czar, by Shaun Waterman,UPI (March 17, 2004)

Wyden, Colleagues Propose Crackdown on Invasive Software, by Jeff Kosseff, The Oregonian (February 27, 2004)

Mini-Debate on RFID Privacy Between Harper and McGroarty, (February 19, 2004)

New Technology Drives Changes in Border Policy, by William New, National Journal's Technology Daily (February 18, 2004)

Reply to RFID Tags Reportedly Found in German Loyalty Card, (February 10, 2004)

The Plot to Stop the Internet Telephone Revolution, by Adam Thierer and Clyde Wayne Crews Jr., Cato Institute (February 9, 2004)

FBI Protests VOIP Approach, by Jo Maitland, Light Reading (January 9, 2004)

Treasury Breaks Word on e-Mail Anonymity, by Declan McCullagh, (January 8, 2004)

Feds Seek Wiretap Access Via VoIP, by Declan McCullagh, (January 8, 2004)

Privacy and Your Job: Whose Business is it Anyway?, MedZilla (November 7, 2003)

Jim Harper Takes Issue With Need-New-Laws Views on Building Privacy, (September 30, 2003)

Cable Regulators Will Look at Privacy Issues that Affect Comcast Customers, by Jeffrey Kosseff, The Oregonian (September 19, 2003)

Privacy: US, Full Marks, Europe, Null Points, by The Register (July 30, 2003)

Jim Harper Replies to AccuCard Service, Privacy Invasion, Marketing, (June 11, 2003)

ACLU in Hot Water for Potential Privacy Violation, by Catherine Donaldson-Evans, (March 5, 2003)

Whoops! ACLU Exposes Email Addresses — Just Like Eli Lilly?, (February 24, 2003) [responses: ACLU Replies to Politech, Says Exposed Email Was Not to Members, (February 24, 2003); Politech Members Reply: ACLU's Bulk Mail Was Spam, (February 24, 2003); ACLU Admits Another Privacy Gaffe, Robert O'Harrow, Jr., Washington Post (February 26, 2003)]

Privacilla comments on TSA plan: "Every Traveler A Terror Suspect", (February 21, 2003)

Jim Harper on Why Amy Boyer Case has Nothing to do with "Privacy", (February 18, 2003)

Should the White House Expand the "Total Information Awareness" Project?, by Jim Harper, Insight Magazine (December 10, 2002)

Store Customer Cards a Source for FBI?, by Kelley Beaucar Vlahos, (August 1, 2002)

Privacy Advocates Urge Use of States' Common Laws, by Andy Sullivan, Reuters (July 22, 2002)

The Price of Peace. It's Privacy, Guest Comment by Jim Harper, National Review (May 29, 2002) [rejoinder: Hold the Calls! The Case Against Telemarketers, by John J. Miller, National Review (May 30, 2002)]

Privacilla's Jim Harper to House: Worry More About .gov Snoops!, (May 1, 2002)

Dot-Kids Heads a Mess of Regs, by Declan McCullagh, Wired News (May 22, 2002)

Hill Back to Biz of Biz Privacy, by Declan McCullagh, Wired News (April 26, 2002)

Long-Awaited Internet Privacy Bill Debuts on Thursday, by Brian Krebs, Newsbytes (April 17, 2002)

Survey of Web Finds Gains on Privacy Issue, by Robert O'Harrow, Washington Post (March 28, 2002).

Privacilla's Jim Harper Replies to Pro-regulation Privacy Study, (March 27, 2002)

Survey: Internet Users Have More Control Over How Data is Used, by Robert O'Harrow, (March 27, 2002)

Is Big Brother Smelling You?, by Kelley Beaucar Vlahos, (February 4, 2002)

Banks Learn to Write Readable Privacy Policies, by Brian Krebs, Newsbytes (December 4, 2001)

Guarding the Home Front, Reason Magazine (December, 2001)

Surveillance Switcheroo, by Sam MacDonald, Reason Magazine (October 26, 2001)

FBI to Broaden Web Wiretapping, by Kelley Beaucar Vlahos, (October 25, 2001)

Security Trumps Privacy in New Order, by William Matthews, Federal Computer Week (September 24, 2001)

Privacy Advocates Pleased by New FTC Agenda, by Thor Olavsrud, (October 5, 2001)

Anti-Microsoft Baloney, by Bill Fason, (August 18, 2001)

Red Light Cams Be Damned, by Brock N. Meeks, MSNBC (August 1, 2001)

Congress Pursues Wiretapping Capabilities, by Kate Gerwig, (September 24, 2001)

The Big Lie, by Brigid McMenamin, (September 17, 2001)

An Analysis of How the Events of September 11 May Change Federal Law, TechLawJournal (September 17, 2001).

Battle Lines Form Over Red-Light Cameras, by William Matthews, Federal Computer Week (September 3, 2001)

'Red Light' Districts Raise Civil Liberties Questions, by Kelley O. Beaucar, Fox News (August 1, 2001)

'Secure' U.S. Site Wasn't Very, by Declan McCullagh, Wired News (July 6, 2001)

Consumers Are Key to Privacy Protection, (June 29, 2001)

The State of Surveillance, by William Matthews, Federal Computer Week (June 18, 2001)

Editorial: A Chicken Recipe? (A Peep of Reason), by Ken Magill, iMarketing News (June 18, 2001)

Privacy Too Costly, Says Foe, by Declan McCullagh, Wired News (May 9, 2001)

Studies Out to Debunk Privacy Legislation, by Patrick Ross, CNet News (May 8, 2001)

Privacy: For Those Who Live in Glass Houses, by House Majority Leader Dick Armey (April 9, 2001)

Who Will Win the Great Privacy Debate?, Art Jahnke, Darwin Magazine (March 19, 2001)

Agency Information Sharing Sparks Privacy Concerns, by Kelly Lunney, (March 15, 2001)

Privacy Groups Call for Limits on Data Sharing, USA Today (AP) (March 13, 2001)

Privacy Groups Clash Over Consumer Data Trading, by Brian Krebs, Newsbytes (March 13, 2001)

Is the Government a Threat to Medical Privacy?, statement of House Majority Leader Dick Armey (March 13, 2001)

Want Info? Feds Happy to Share, by Julia Scheeres, Wired News (March 13, 2001)

Group Charges Government Agencies Trade Personal Data, by Robert MacMillan, Newsbytes (March 12, 2001)

Privacy Laws: Not Gonna Happen, by Declan McCullagh and Ryan Sager, Wired News (March 2, 2001)

A Mini-Debate on U.S. Medical Privacy Rules and Effectiveness, (February 28, 2001)

Group Asks Officials To Sign Privacy Pledge, by Mary Mosquera, TechWeb News (February 12, 2001)

Group Urges Lawmakers To Sign Privacy Pledge, by Brian Krebs, Newsbytes (February 12, 2001)

A Nation of Suspects, by Brock Meeks, MSNBC (February 7, 2001)

Call It Super Bowl Face Scan I, by Declan McCullagh, Wired News (February 2, 2001)

IRS' Internet Review Worries Groups, by Curt Anderson, AP (December 27, 2000)

Amy Boyer's Father Responds to Privacilla Report, (December 15, 2000)

Amy Boyer "Privacy" Bill Restricts Website, (December 4, 2000)

Whites House Chief of Staff Podesta Responds to USA Today Editorial (November 1, 2000)

USA Today Blasts Clinton-Gore War on Privacy, (October 25, 2000)

Privacy Promises Crumble, USA Today Editorial (October 25, 2000)

Do You Know Where Your Kids Are? by Declan McCullagh, Wired News (October 21, 2000)

Recent Government Privacy Failures, Testimony of House Majority Leader Dick Armey to the Commerce Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Trade and Consumer Protection (October 11, 2000)

... As We Say, Not As We Do?: Govt. Web Sites Don’t Comply With Children’s Privacy Law (D. Ian Hopper, AP) (October 9, 2000)

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Group Claims White House Site Violates Privacy Policy by David McGuire, Newsbytes (October 6, 2000)

Government Sites Solicit Kids' Personal Info, USA Today (AP) (October 6, 2000)

Feds Fail Kids Online Privacy, CBS News (AP) (October 6, 2000)

Regulating Privacy: At What Cost? by Declan McCullagh, Wired News (September 19, 2000)

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