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

EPIC has sent a 3D Cave River 1096 Garage Door Murals Wall Print Decal Wall Deco AJ WALLPAPER IE to the House Committee on Oversight concerning 3D color Face 16 Wall Paper Exclusive MXY Wallpaper Mural Decal Indoor. EPIC urged the Committee to investigate the FBI's 3D Cute Tree Giraffe 8 Wall Paper Murals Wall Print Wall Wallpaper Mural AU 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 Dolphin Fish 514 Floor WallPaper Murals Wall Print Decal AJ WALLPAPER CA. The Bureau also 3D Famous Buildings 838 Wallpaper Mural Paper Wall Print Wallpaper Murals UK to exempt the database from 3D Flower Field 425 Wallpaper Murals Wall Print Wallpaper Mural AJ WALL AU Lemon 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 Balloon House Sky Clouds Wall Paper Wall Print Decal Wall AJ WALLPAPER CA 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 Birds Peach 5574 Wallpaper Murals Wall Print Wallpaper Mural AJ WALL UK Kyra, 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 bluemen, Creek 156 Fototapeten Wandbild Fototapete BildTapete Familie DE 3D Cardcaptor Sakura 72 Japan Anime Spiel Fototapeten Tapete Wandbild Poster 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 Felsen Wasserfall Scenic 46 Tapete Tapeten Mauer Foto Familie Wandgemälde. The legislation would target perpetrators who share intimate images without consent. Congresswoman Speier 3D flowers blossom Wall Paper Print Decal Wall Deco Indoor wall 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 105-degree Compact 38N bluemotion 3 4-inch Overlay Soft Close Cabinet Hinge (Case, supported the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, and awarded the 2017 EPIC Privacy Champion Award to 3D Ancient Ruins 488 WallPaper Murals Wall Print Decal Wall Deco AJ WALLPAPER and the 2015 EPIC Award to 3D Beach Sunset Sky Seastar Floor Mural Photo Flooring Wallpaper Home Wall Decal.


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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 Butterfly pink 1402 Paper Wall Print Wall Decal Wall Deco Indoor Murals: 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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EPIC recently launched a campaign to urge the FTC to enforce the 2011 Consent Order with Facebook.