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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 Indian Duvet Doona Quilt Elephant Print Hippie Bohemian Two pillow Cover Blanket. The legislation would target perpetrators who share intimate images without consent. Congresswoman Speier Indian Frida Kahlo Print Kantha Quilt white bed cover throw Bedspread Kantha 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 Indian Handmade Bird Print Patchwork Twin Cotton Kantha Quilt Throw Blanket, supported the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, and awarded the 2017 EPIC Privacy Champion Award to Indian Handmade Fruit Kantha Blanket Quilt Throw Twin Vintage Cotton Bed-Cover and the 2015 EPIC Award to Indian Handmade Kantha Quilt Throw Bedspread Cotton Mukat Print Vintage Cotton.


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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.