Computer Privacy Organizations in the Best of the Web Directory

Computer Privacy Organizations

  • Center for Democracy & Technology

    Focuses on consumer privacy and privacy protection, constitutional liberties and open government. Offers news, policy posts, and a large resource library.

  • Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)

    Non-profit organization dedicated to protecting privacy and freedom of expression in computer and Internet technology domains, as well as civil liberties in the political domain; publishes action alerts.

  • EPIC

    A public interest research center focusing on privacy protection, civil liberties issues and constitutional values. Publishes EPIC Alert, an e-mail and online newsletter on civil liberties in the information age.

  • Online Privacy Alliance

    A group of corporations and associations working to promote business initiatives for online privacy protection, including for children; publishes guidelines for effective privacy policies.

  • PerfectlyPrivate

    Provides information and tools to minimizing privacy risks on the Internet; with news, tools, reviews, and free encrypted email.

  • Privacy Exchange

    A global resource for consumer privacy and data protection laws, practices, issues, trends and developments worldwide; with a library of privacy laws, practices, and publications.

  • Privacy Forum

    Publishes a moderated e-mail Privacy Forum Digest providing discussion and analysis of privacy issues in the information age; also special reports and a searchable archive.

  • Privacy International

    A global watchdog group monitoring surveillance and privacy invasions by governments and corporations; publishes special PI Reports searchable by country.

  • The Privacy Place

    An group dedicated to the dissemination of privacy information and research, run by researchers across several universities; with project reports and publications (as PDFs).

  • Privacy Rights Clearinghouse

    A nonprofit consumer organization focusing on both consumer information and consumer advocacy in the personal privacy arena. Includes a privacy abuse reporting hotline, topical articles,fact sheets and FAQs.


    A joint project of the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) and Privacy International, providing daily news, information, and initiatives on privacy.

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