Jeramie Scott

EPIC Senior Counsel and Director

EPIC Domestic Surveillance Project

Jeramie Scott

EPIC Senior Counsel and Director

EPIC Domestic Surveillance Project

Jeramie Scott is Senior Counsel at EPIC and Director of the EPIC Domestic Surveillance Project. His work focuses on the privacy issues implicated by domestic surveillance programs with a particular focus on drones, cybersecurity, biometrics, and social media monitoring. Mr. Scott regularly litigates open government cases and cases arising under the Administrative Procedure Act. He is also a co-editor of “Privacy in the Modern Age: The Search for Solutions” and the author of a recently published essay entitled “Social Media and Government Surveillance: The Case for Better Privacy Protections of Our Newest Public Space.” Prior to joining EPIC, Mr. Scott graduated from the New York University Law School where he was a clinic intern at the Brennan Center’s Liberty and National Security Program. His work at the Brennan Center focused on civil liberty issues arising from local law enforcement surveillance. He also served as a research assistant for Professor Ira Rubinstein, focusing on the role of privacy-enhancing technologies in alleviating consumer privacy issues. Mr. Scott holds a Bachelor of Science in Symbolic Systems and a Master’s degree in Philosophy, both from Stanford University. He is a member of the bar of D.C. and New York State.

Contributions

The Price of Privacy: A Debate over Corporate Surveillance

September 16, 2020

Data is being collected on each of us every day by the apps that we use, the websites that we visit, and the services we subscribe to. How is this data used by companies and organizations? What is the difference between data security and data privacy? Where should the balance be struck between privacy and the benefits of increased data collection? This video will discuss these questions and more.

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