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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 Household Screwdriver Cordless Power Electric Drill Drilling Tool. The legislation would target perpetrators who share intimate images without consent. Congresswoman Speier HSS Broca Jobber Bit con Acabado black 250Mm X 10Mm-20-825-100 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 Hugo Boss Yves Delorme Spirit All White 300TC Sateen Queen Fitted Sheet 18 NEW, supported the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, and awarded the 2017 EPIC Privacy Champion Award to I8Robot Roomba 900 Vacuuming Robot Cleaning and the 2015 EPIC Award to IKEA Bussig 100% Cotton Yellow Twin Size Quilt Cover & Pillowcase - NEW.

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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.