How Will the FCC’s Proposed Privacy Regulations Affect Consumers and Competition?

July 12, 2016

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene a full committee hearing titled “How Will the FCC’s Proposed Privacy Regulations Affect Consumers and Competition?” on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at 10:00 a.m.
 
The hearing will examine the Federal Communications Commission’s proposal to apply a new regime of privacy rules to broadband internet access providers.
 
Witnesses:
 
- Mr. Dean C. Garfield, President and CEO, Information Technology Industry Council
- The Honorable Jon Leibowitz, Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell; Co-Chair, 21st Century Privacy Coalition
- Professor Paul Ohm, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
- Mr. Matthew M. Polka, President and CEO, American Cable Association
- Professor Peter Swire, Huang Professor of Law and Ethics, Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology
 
*  Witness list subject to change
 
Hearing Details:
 
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
10:00 a.m. ET
Full Committee Hearing
Senate Russell Building 253
 
Witness testimony, opening statements, and a livestream will be available on www.commerce.senate.gov.

Webcast

  • The Honorable Jon Leibowitz

    Partner
    Davis, Polk & Wardwell; Co-Chair, 21st Century Privacy Coalition
  • The Honorable Jon Leibowitz

    Partner
    Davis, Polk & Wardwell; Co-Chair, 21st Century Privacy Coalition

Witness Panel 1

  • Mr. Dean C. Garfield

    President and CEO
    Information Technology Industry Council
  • The Honorable Jon Leibowitz

    Partner
    Davis, Polk & Wardwell; Co-Chair, 21st Century Privacy Coalition
  • Professor Paul Ohm

    Professor of Law
    Georgetown Law Center
  • Mr. Matthew M. Polka

    President and CEO
    American Cable Association
  • Professor Peter Swire

    Huang Professor of Law and Ethics
    Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology

Majority Statement

  • Chairman John Thune

Minority Statement

  • Bill Nelson