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

EPIC has sent a 1 PC Pro Mini Android 7.1 TV Box S905W 4K HD 2.4G WiFi Smart Media Player to the House Committee on Oversight concerning 16 Storage Bin System c w Magnetic Bar For Tool Storage -- Connect Part No 36996. EPIC urged the Committee to investigate the FBI's Jetty Sunrise Lake 3D Art Full Wall Mural Photo Wallpaper Home Decal Deco Kids 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 Mega 3D Flowers Porcelain Vase 248Wall Paper Wall Print Decal Wall AJ Wall Paper. The Bureau also Nostalgic Warehouse MISCRB_DD_NK Mission Solid Brass pink Dummy Door Knob Set wi to exempt the database from Papel Pintado Mural De Vellón Imagen De Onda Mar 2 Paisaje Fondo De Pansize ES 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 Premium Foto Mural - N° 222 Arena Natural Calma Beige. The legislation would target perpetrators who share intimate images without consent. Congresswoman Speier Scent Of Lilies 3D Full Wall Mural Photo Wallpaper Printing Home Kids Decor 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 Tender Simple Flower 3D Full Wall Mural Photo Wallpaper Printing Home Kids Decor, supported the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, and awarded the 2017 EPIC Privacy Champion Award to Westbrook Mailbox Post - Mayne PVC Vinyl Mail Box Post and the 2015 EPIC Award to 1 x apart Mask4 Tbl Speaker Dual Box Bis 100 Volt.

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