EPIC has given the 2012 Privacy Champion Awards to Canadian Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart and privacy technologist Christopher Soghoian. EPIC called Stoddart a "steadfast defender of privacy" and cited her work to strengthen international collaboration among privacy officials. Of Soghoian, EPIC said he is "an expert technologist dedicated to privacy," and cited his ability to combine technical know-how, legal expertise, and clever campaign tactics. EPIC Champion of Freedom press release. Stoddart acceptance speech.