Thune Calls Hearing on FCC’s Proposal to Change Broadband Privacy Rules

July 6, 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.
•    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
•    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