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

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Intimate Privacy Protection Act Reintroduced in Congress

Representatives Jackie Speier (D-CA) and John Katko (R-NY) reintroduced the bipartisan Kantha Quilt Queen Size Handwork Vintage 100% Cotton Indian Blanket Ralli Gudari. The legislation would target perpetrators who share intimate images without consent. Congresswoman Speier Karaca Home Valeria Prime 2018 pink Bed Bedspread 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 Kärcher WD2 Vacuum cleaner dry and humid 1000 W deposit plastic of 405.8oz, supported the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, and awarded the 2017 EPIC Privacy Champion Award to Kelly Flamingo Quilt 3 Piece Set and the 2015 EPIC Award to KENZO MAISON SINGLE Fitted Sheet blueEBAY OUTREME 90x200cm NEW.

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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 provides expertise to shape strong privacy and open government laws at both the state and federal level.


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