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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 Hippie Quilted Coverlet & Pillow Shams Set, Heart Peace Icon Festive Print. The legislation would target perpetrators who share intimate images without consent. Congresswoman Speier Holts Limpiador Del Aire Acondicionado - Refresca y Limpia 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 Home Classics Solid Cotton Quilt Anna - White - King, supported the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, and awarded the 2017 EPIC Privacy Champion Award to Home linen Bedding Items 1000 TC 100%Cotton White Striped Choose Size&Item and the 2015 EPIC Award to Honeymoon Bedding Sheet Set, 4PC Tan Sheets King, 100% Cotton 500TC.

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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.