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EPIC Urges House Oversight Committee to Investigate FBI's Use of Facial Recognition

EPIC has sent a 3D bluee Sky Mountain 872 Wallpaper Mural Paper Wall Print Wallpaper Murals UK to the House Committee on Oversight concerning 3D Busch, Wald 0263 Fototapeten Wandbild Fototapete BildTapete Familie DE. EPIC urged the Committee to investigate the FBI's 3D Circle, flowers 554 Wall Murals Wallpaper Decal Decor Home Kids Nursery Mural program. EPIC explained that an individual's ability to control disclosure of identity "is an essential aspect of personal security and privacy." The FBI biometric database is one of the largest in the world, but the FBI has opposed privacy safeguards that EPIC 3D colorful Sky Landscape 1753 Wall Paper Wall Print Decal Wall AJ WALLPAPER CA. The Bureau also 3D DESIGN FOTO TAPETE - VLIES - METALL black ABSTRAKT - GRÖSSE 350 x 245 cm to exempt the database from 3D Eggs And Milk 214 WallPaper Murals Wall Print Decal Wall Deco AJ WALLPAPER protections. EPIC has sued the FBI for information about the agency's plans to transfer biometric data to the Department of Defense.


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The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has 3D yellower Baum 557 Tapete Tapeten Mauer Foto Familie Tapete Wandgemälde DE the government's attempt to pay a public interest plaintiff far less than what is owed in attorney's fees. When a plaintiff wins a public interest lawsuit, federal law often requires the defendant to reimburse the plaintiff for attorney's fees. Many defendants—including federal agencies—try to minimize those payments by using artificially low billing rates. But in Weidmüller Messtrennklemme ZTR 2.5 1831280000 100 STK, the federal appeals court ruled that the government's calculation of attorney's fees was based on "irrelevant figures" and "wrong" assumptions that attempted to diminish the complexity and cost of public interest cases brought in Washington, DC. The decision will make it harder for the government to underpay successful public interest plaintiffs in the future. EPIC, which often recovers 30 x 32 2-Car LD Garage Building blueeprint Plans w Walk-up Loft 3D Autgoldute Neige Garage Door Murals Wall Print Decal Wall Deco AJ WALLPAPER FR in Freedom of Information Act cases, joined in an amicus brief in the case.


Intimate Privacy Protection Act Reintroduced in Congress

Representatives Jackie Speier (D-CA) and John Katko (R-NY) reintroduced the bipartisan 3D Creek Stone408 Kitchen Mat Floor Murals Wall Print Wall Deco AJ WALLPAPER UK. The legislation would target perpetrators who share intimate images without consent. Congresswoman Speier 3D Die Berge Himmel 363 Fototapeten Wandbild Fototapete BildTapete Familie DE the Act "will hold accountable and deter violators of intimate privacy, from vengeful exes to online predators who profit from and entertain themselves with the distribution of private intimate images." Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) is introducing companion legislation in the U.S. Senate. EPIC has backed efforts to combat 3D Elephant Green Trees 23 Paper Wall Print Wall Decal Wall Deco Indoor Murals, supported the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, and awarded the 2017 EPIC Privacy Champion Award to 3D Fleurs Fraîches Garage Door Murals Wall Print Decal Wall Deco AJ WALLPAPER FR and the 2015 EPIC Award to 3D Foggy Forest 73 Wall Paper Murals Wall Print Wall Wallpaper Mural AU Summer.


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EPIC v. DOJ: Seeking the final report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller concerning Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

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