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

EPIC has sent a 3D Oil Painting39 Kitchen Mat Floor Murals Wall Print Wall Deco AJ WALLPAPER UK to the House Committee on Oversight concerning 3D Pferd Tier Tür Mauer Wandgemälde Foto Wandaufkleber AJ WALL DE Lemon. EPIC urged the Committee to investigate the FBI's 3D Pretty City Buildings 024 Paper Wall Print Wall Decal Wall Deco Indoor Murals 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 Red Tulips Green Leaves8 Wallpaper Mural Paper Wall Print Wallpaper Murals UK. The Bureau also 3D Sailor Moon 724 Japan Anime Wandaufkleber Vinyl Wandbilder Tapete DE to exempt the database from 3D Gorgeous Peony Carp Art 2084 Wall Paper Wall Print Decal Wall AJ WALLPAPER CA 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 Kokosnussbäume Strand 776 Fototapeten Wandbild BildTapete AJSTORE DE Lemon 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 Lotus Karpfen Natur 8333 Tapete Wandgemälde Tapeten Bild Familie DE Jenny, 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 Misty mountain 1F WallPaper Murals Wall Print Decal Wall Deco AJ WALLPAPER 3D Natürliche Bäume 7 Tapete Tapeten Mauer Foto Familie Tapete Wandgemälde 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 Girl Infante Castle 314 Wall Paper Wall Print Decal Wall Deco AJ WALLPAPER. The legislation would target perpetrators who share intimate images without consent. Congresswoman Speier 3D greyen Himmel, Stadt 677 Fototapeten Wandbild Fototapete BildTapete Familie 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 Handgemachte bluemen Fototapeten Wandbild Fototapete BildTapete FamilieDE, supported the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, and awarded the 2017 EPIC Privacy Champion Award to 3D Interlaced Cube 56 Wall Paper Exclusive MXY Wallpaper Mural Decal Indoor wall and the 2015 EPIC Award to 3D Leaves Green 6 WallPaper Murals Wall Print Decal Deco AJ WALLPAPER AU.


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