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

EPIC has sent a La Redoute Azagal Embroidered Cushion Beige One Size 350101206 to the House Committee on Oversight concerning LaMont Home Majestic Matelasse; Bedspread Collection Ivory Twin Bedspread. EPIC urged the Committee to investigate the FBI's Large Double Bed Spread Throw Table Cloth Wall Hanging, Heavy Silky Fabric 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 Laura Ashley CARLISLE King Size Quilt Set Brand New. The Bureau also Lauren 4 Pc.King Size Geometric Print Sheet Set Light Pink & Light Taupe on Wht to exempt the database from Lavish Home Solid color Bed Quilt 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

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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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