Subcommittee: Protecting Kids Online: Testimony from a Facebook Whistleblower
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Chair of the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security will convene a hearing titled “Protecting Kids Online: Testimony from a Facebook Whistleblower” at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 5, 2021. Recent Wall Street Journal investigations have revealed troubling insights regarding how Instagram affects teenagers, how it handles children onto the platform, and other consumer protection matters related to Facebook. The hearing will provide an opportunity for a Facebook whistleblower to discuss their perspective and experience with the Subcommittee, including how to update children’s privacy regulations and other laws to protect consumers online.
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
10:00 a.m. EDT
Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security Hearing
Commerce Committee Hearing Room, Russell 253
WATCH LIVESTREAM: www.commerce.senate.gov
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