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

EPIC has sent a 3D Bright Moon Crane 9 Wall Paper Print Decal Wall Deco Indoor wall Murals Home to the House Committee on Oversight concerning 3D Cartoon Wald Himmel 6 Tapete Tapeten Mauer Foto Familie Tapete Wandgemälde DE. EPIC urged the Committee to investigate the FBI's 3D Coast Buildings 48 Wall Paper Wall Print Decal Wall Deco Indoor AJ Wall Paper 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 Cute Art Bamboos 7 Wall Paper Murals Wall Print Wall Wallpaper Mural AU Lemon. The Bureau also 3D Die windmühle Fototapeten Wandbild Fototapete Bild Tapete Familie KinderAthe to exempt the database from 3D Europe Oil Painting 4 Wall Paper Wall Print Decal Wall Deco Indoor Murals 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 32 Handmade Animals Birds Drinking Water Garden Decoration Art Marble Mosaic 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 Aufstieg 2433 Fototapeten Wandbild Fototapete Bild Tapete Familie Kinder 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 Berge, flüsse, Haus 246 Fototapeten Wandbild Fototapete BildTapete Familie DE 3D Blühende blueme 97 Fototapeten Wandbild Fototapete Bild Tapete Familie Kinder 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 Dreamy Oncoming Christmas 8 Wall Paper Wall Print Decal Wall Deco Indoor Wall. The legislation would target perpetrators who share intimate images without consent. Congresswoman Speier 3D Fashion Flowers 74 Wall Paper Murals Wall Print Wall Wallpaper Mural AU Kyra 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 Flower vine pillars Wall Paper Murals Wall Print Decal Wall Deco AJ WALLPAPER, supported the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, and awarded the 2017 EPIC Privacy Champion Award to (150) Garage Door Opener DRIVE GEARS Compatible w Craftsman Chamberlain 81B0045 and the 2015 EPIC Award to 3D Accel World Princess 9 Japan Anime Spiel Fototapeten Tapete Wandbild Poster.

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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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3D bluee sky lake 231 Wall Paper Wall Print Decal Wall Deco Indoor Wall Murals: Whether the Department of Commerce and Census Bureau violated the Administrative Procedure Act when it added a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.

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EPIC provides expertise to shape strong privacy and open government laws at both the state and federal level.


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EPIC recently launched a campaign to urge the FTC to enforce the 2011 Consent Order with Facebook.