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

EPIC has sent a Bosch TWK3A051 - Kunststoff Wasserkocher - CompactClass - white hellgrey to the House Committee on Oversight concerning Brita Extra Large 18 Cup Filtered Water Dispenser with 1 Longlast Filter, Reduce. EPIC urged the Committee to investigate the FBI's Chantal® 1.7 qt. Vintage Tea Kettle in White 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 Complete 5 Stage Water Purifier Filter Set Sediment Carbon Inline 150 GPD RO New. The Bureau also Cuisinart Countdown Stainless Toaster - Four Slices to exempt the database from De Longhi 125553704 FS 6067 2.4 L Single Anthracite,White Stand-alone 1800 W 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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Intimate Privacy Protection Act Reintroduced in Congress

Representatives Jackie Speier (D-CA) and John Katko (R-NY) reintroduced the bipartisan APEX MR-7050 7 Stage 50 GPD UV Alkaline pH+ Reverse Osmosis Water Filter System. The legislation would target perpetrators who share intimate images without consent. Congresswoman Speier BEAST 20 oz Red Tumbler Stainless Steel - Insulated Coffee Cup with Lid, 2... 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 Bormioli Rocco Bodega Collection Glassware – Set Of 12 Maxi 17 Ounce..., supported the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, and awarded the 2017 EPIC Privacy Champion Award to Breville Blend Active 0.6L Personal Blender Clever Bottle Design Gives Smooth_UK and the 2015 EPIC Award to Capresso Stainless 485.05 10-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker Cleaned Descaled EUC.


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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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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.