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Privacy group wins $20,000 in lawsuit against FBI biometric ID program (Red Alert Politics)

Privacy advocates won a lawsuit demanding information on the FBI’s biometric identification program, “Next Generation Identification” (NGI). A federal judge has now awarded the privacy group $20,000 in legal fees and ruled that the public has an interest in obtaining information on the program, the National Journal reported.

The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) is the group that won the suit.

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