EPAL: Enterprise Privacy Authorization Language



Information Week:

IBM has developed a programming language for building software that automatically enforces privacy rules. The vendor, which unveiled the new Enterprise Privacy Authorization Language (EPAL) on Wednesday at the Catalyst Conference in San Francisco, says the language is more sophisticated than current privacy technology, including the Platform for Privacy Preferences Project (P3P) specifications.

Another item for acronym soup.  I hope that it helps and doesn’t just add another layer of complexity.