Subcommittee to Review International Internet Policies

July 24, 2018

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), chairman of the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet, will convene a hearing titled “The Internet and Digital Communications: Examining the Impact of Global Internet Governance,” at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 31, 2018. The hearing will review international internet policies that are impacting the competitiveness, investment, and innovation opportunities of U.S. businesses domestically and abroad in today’s global digital economy.


  • The Honorable Michael Chertoff, Former Secretary of Homeland Security and Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, The Chertoff Group
  • Mr. James Bladel, Vice President of Policy, GoDaddy
  • Dr. Roslyn Layton, Ph.D., Visiting Scholar, The American Enterprise Institute
  • Mr. Christopher Painter, Commissioner, Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace
  • Ms. Denise ZhengVice President, Policy, The Business Roundtable

*Witness list subject to change.

Hearing Details:

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
10:00 a.m.
Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet 

This hearing will take place in Russell Senate Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on