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

EPIC has sent a Indian Handmade Vintage Kantha Bedspread Throw 100% Cotton Blanket Gudari Quilt to the House Committee on Oversight concerning Indian Kantha Blanket, Bed Cover, King Bedspread, Bohemian Bedding Hippie Quilt. EPIC urged the Committee to investigate the FBI's Indian Kantha Quilt Handmade Bedspread Queen Vintage Blanket Throw Gudari AQ-07 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 Indian Kantha Vintage Queen Handmade Floral Cotton Bed Cover Blanket Quilt Throw. The Bureau also Indian New Cotton White Mandala Doona Duvet Cover + Bedsheet + 2 Pillow 4 Pc Art to exempt the database from Indian pink cotton kantha vintage throw handmade bedspread bohemian queen size 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 Indian Vintage bluee Kantha Quilt Twin Blanket Bedspread Throw Bedding Cotton 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 Indian Vintage Quilt Kantha Bedspread Throw Reversible Cotton Blanket Twin Gudar, 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 Industrial 52'' Foot Shear Sheet Metal Brass Copper Cutter16 Gauge INLIFE i7 Self Charging Robotic Vacuum Cleaner with Strong Suction, Drop Sensing 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 Irwin-323031 1-1 2 In. x 18 In. x 23 In. SDS MAX Drill Bit. The legislation would target perpetrators who share intimate images without consent. Congresswoman Speier IVORY Twin Full Queen King Size Solid Ruffled Farmhouse Bedspread Set Shams 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 Jacquard 7Pcs Comforter Set Quilted Bedspread Double & King Bedding bed Set RED, supported the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, and awarded the 2017 EPIC Privacy Champion Award to Japanese SHINWA Digital Vernier callipers Nonius Nogisu 100mm 19974 with Hold and the 2015 EPIC Award to Jessica Sanders Full Sheet Set Pink Feather Print Pattern Essentials Collection.


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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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