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

EPIC has sent a 3D purple Kirsche 879879 Fototapeten Wandbild Fototapete BildTapete Familie DE to the House Committee on Oversight concerning 3D Mega Beach Animals Trees 553 Wall Paper Wall Print Decal Wall AJ Wall Paper. EPIC urged the Committee to investigate the FBI's 3D Multicolord 415 Wallpaper Murals Wall Print Wallpaper Mural AJ WALL UK Kyra 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 Ölgemälde Gebäude 67 Tapete Tapeten Mauer Foto Familie Tapete Wandgemälde DE. The Bureau also 3D Peony color 4105 Wallpaper Murals Wall Print Wallpaper Mural AJ WALL UK Carly to exempt the database from 3D Plam Birds 5523 Wallpaper Murals Wall Print Wallpaper Mural AJ WALL UK Kyra 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 greyer Stein 466 Fototapeten Wandbild Fototapete Bild Tapete Familie Kinder 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 Handgemalte Straße 8098 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 Image Petal 457 Wallpaper Murals Wall Print Wall Mural AJ WALLPAPER UK Carly 3D Landschaftspark 9 Fototapeten Wandbild Fototapete Bild Tapete Familie Kinder 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 Pinguin Fototapeten Wandbild Fototapete Tapete Familie DE Lemon. The legislation would target perpetrators who share intimate images without consent. Congresswoman Speier 3D Pretty Green Tree 47 Floor WallPaper Murals Wall Print Decal AJ WALLPAPER CA 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 Funny Graffiti 734 Wall Paper Murals Wall Print Wall Wallpaper Mural AU Kyra, supported the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, and awarded the 2017 EPIC Privacy Champion Award to 3D Gorgeous sky riverba WallPaper Murals Wall Print Decal Wall Deco AJ WALLPAPER and the 2015 EPIC Award to 3D Green Tree 31 Wall Paper Exclusive MXY Wallpaper Mural Decal Indoor.


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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 recently launched a campaign to urge the FTC to enforce the 2011 Consent Order with Facebook.