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

EPIC has sent a Indigo shibori bluee bed sheet bed cover, Tye Dyed bluee Bedspread with 2 pillow to the House Committee on Oversight concerning INK+IVY 3 Piece Cotton Cal King Coverlet Set in bluee Finish II13-662. EPIC urged the Committee to investigate the FBI's Intricata Paisley-Style grey silvereo Misto Cotone Singolo 3 Pezzi 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 Irobot roomba 5801 For parts or repair only. The Bureau also IRobot Roomba Discovery Vacuuming Robot Yellow for parts or repair to exempt the database from IRWIN 4935496 Reciprocating Saw Blade Set, Bi-Metal, 11-Piece 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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Intimate Privacy Protection Act Reintroduced in Congress

Representatives Jackie Speier (D-CA) and John Katko (R-NY) reintroduced the bipartisan Kantha Quilt Decorative Queen Size Quilt Bedspread Fruit Pink Printed Blanket. The legislation would target perpetrators who share intimate images without consent. Congresswoman Speier Kantha Quilt Paisley Handmade Twin Indian Bedding Bed Cover Bedspread Bohemian 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 Kantha Quilt Vintage Floral Bedspread Handmade Throw Patchwork Bed Cover Blanket, supported the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, and awarded the 2017 EPIC Privacy Champion Award to KARCHER nt35 1 nt36 1 3000 PLUS A2200 A2201 A2204 A2231PT A2234PT DUST BAGS x 20 and the 2015 EPIC Award to Kasentex Ultra Soft Stone-Washed Quilt Set 100% Cotton Ruffled Trim Lavender.

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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.