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

EPIC has sent a 3D Bunch Kreis,bluemen 73 Fototapeten Wandbild Fototapete BildTapete Familie to the House Committee on Oversight concerning 3D Christmas Lively reindeer 45 WallPaper Murals Wall Print Decal AJ WALLPAPER. EPIC urged the Committee to investigate the FBI's 3D color Pigments 872 Wallpaper Mural Paper Wall Print Wallpaper Murals UK 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 Dark Night Tree Shadow 423 Wall Paper Wall Print Decal Wall Deco Indoor Wall. The Bureau also 3D Door Strange Tire 1456 Paper Wall Print Wall Decal Wall Deco Indoor Murals to exempt the database from 3D Farbe greenikale 584 Tapete Tapeten Mauer Foto Familie Tapete Wandgemälde DE 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 Abstract Horse Geometric Self-adhesive Removable Bedroom Wallpaper Wall Mural 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 3D Bambus Malerei 61Stair Risers Dekoration Fototapete Vinyl Aufkleber Tapete DE, 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 3D bluee tinte bluemen 3465 Fototapeten Wandbild Fototapete BildTapete Familie 3D Bookshelf Door 197 Wall Paper Exclusive MXY Wallpaper Mural Decal Indoor 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 Elegant Flowers 619 WallPaper Murals Wall Print Decal Wall Deco AJ WALLPAPER. The legislation would target perpetrators who share intimate images without consent. Congresswoman Speier 3D Fireball Dragon 89 Japan Anime Game Wallpaper Mural Poster Cartoon Cosplay 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 Flowers Lines 755 Wall Paper Wall Print Decal Wall Deco Wall Indoor Murals, supported the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, and awarded the 2017 EPIC Privacy Champion Award to 2 PL3 Rear Loading Private Access Mailbox in Bronze Finish [ID 3743856] and the 2015 EPIC Award to 3D Animals Snow View 6 Wall Paper Exclusive MXY Wallpaper Mural Decal Indoor AJ.


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EPIC Calls for Suspension of White House Data Collection on Social Media Use »

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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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