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

EPIC has sent a 3D Bunte kunstwerke 4329 Fototapeten Wandbild Fototapete BildTapete Familie DE to the House Committee on Oversight concerning 3D Christmas Snow View 7 Wallpaper Mural Paper Wall Print Wallpaper Murals Lemon. EPIC urged the Committee to investigate the FBI's 3D color Stripes 83 Wallpaper Mural Paper Wall Print Wallpaper Murals UK Lemon 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 Das frische green der lands Fototapeten Wandbild Fototapete BildTapete Familie. The Bureau also 3D Drachen Textur 572 Tapete Tapeten Mauer Foto Familie Tapete Wandgemälde DE to exempt the database from 3D Farbige bluemen, Wasser 34 Fototapeten Wandbild Bild Tapete Familie Kinder 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 Abstract Sand 7228 Texture Tiles Marble Wall Paper Decal Wallpaper Mural AJ 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 Bare Mountains 147 WallPaper Bathroom Print Decal Wall Deco AJ WALLPAPER CA, 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 blueer Himmel Elch 52 Tapete Tapeten Mauer Foto Familie Tapete Wandgemälde DE 3D Bouquet Fruit 54 Wallpaper Murals Wall Print Wallpaper Mural AJ WALL AU Kyra 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 Elegant Vine 545 Wall Paper Print Decal Wall Deco Indoor wall Murals Home. The legislation would target perpetrators who share intimate images without consent. Congresswoman Speier 3D Fish bluee sea 265 Floor WallPaper Murals Wall Print Decal 5D AJ WALLPAPER 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 Flowers Pattern Wall Paper wall Print Decal Wall Deco Indoor wall Mural, supported the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, and awarded the 2017 EPIC Privacy Champion Award to 200 x centre supports for a 15mm wardrobe oval rail rod eb with screws and the 2015 EPIC Award to 3D Anime Fish 565 Wallpaper Murals Wall Print Wallpaper Mural AJ WALL UK Lemon.


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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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