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Committee Leaders Urge Commerce & FTC to Work with European Regulators Following Privacy Shield Decision

WASHINGTON – The four bipartisan leaders of the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee and the House Energy and Commerce Committee wrote to U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairman Joseph Simons today urging them to work with their European counterparts to issue interim guidance to protect consumers and help businesses following the recent decision by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) that overturned the European Union (EU)-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework.

Wicker, Scott Introduce Connecting Minority Communities Act

U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and Tim Scott, R-S.C., today introduced the Connecting Minority Communities Act to codify the existing Minority Broadband Initiative at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) in a new Office of Minority Broadband Initiatives (MBI).

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