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

EPIC has sent a 3D Leaves Vase 602 Wallpaper Murals Wall Print Wallpaper Mural AJ WALL AU Kyra to the House Committee on Oversight concerning 3D Marine algen 738 Wandbild Fototapete Bild Tapete Familie Kinder DE Lemon. EPIC urged the Committee to investigate the FBI's 3D Mountain Bird Painting 0627 Wall Paper Wall Print Decal Wall AJ WALLPAPER CA 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 Ocean beauty fish 012 Floor WallPaper Murals Wall Print Decal 5D AJ WALLPAPER. The Bureau also 3D Pattern 458 Ceiling WallPaper Murals Wall Print Decal Deco AJ WALLPAPER AU to exempt the database from 3D Pink Peach Branches 888 Wallpaper Mural Paper Wall Print Wallpaper Murals UK 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 Graffiti-Bild 83 Tapete Wandgemälde Tapete Tapeten Bild Familie 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 3D greene Blätter, bluemen 367 Fototapeten Wandbild Fototapete BildTapete Familie, 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 Horse Running Cloud 3871 Wall Paper Wall Print Decal Wall AJ WALLPAPER CA 3D Kunstschmetterling 58 Tapete Tapeten Mauer Foto Familie Tapete Wandgemälde DE 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 Petals Painted Pattern 02 Wall Paper Wall Print Decal Wall AJ WALLPAPER CA. The legislation would target perpetrators who share intimate images without consent. Congresswoman Speier 3D Pond, lotus leaves Wall Murals Wallpaper Decal Decor Home Kids Nursery Mural 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 Fox Spirit Matchmaker 622 Japan Anime Game Wallpaper Mural Poster Cartoon, supported the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, and awarded the 2017 EPIC Privacy Champion Award to 3D golden Forest 790 Ceiling WallPaper Murals Wall Print Decal Deco AJ WALLPAPER and the 2015 EPIC Award to 3D Green Leaf Flowers 5 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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3D Kunst bluemen 783 Tapete Tapeten Mauer Foto Familie Tapete Wandgemälde Lemon: 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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