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Sen. Thune's privacy hearing to feature internet providers, big tech firms as groups unveil principles

September 13, 2018 |
Mariam Baksh
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Industry witnesses supporting a flexible approach to data security under the rubric of digital privacy will testify at a hearing of the Senate Commerce Committee later this month, which Chairman John Thune (R-SD) has said will inform his efforts to craft national privacy legislation.

“Consumers deserve clear answers and standards on data privacy protection,” Thune said Wednesday in a press release announcing the Sept. 26 hearing.

“This hearing will provide leading technology companies and internet service providers an opportunity to...

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