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Sens. Wicker and Cantwell pledge focus on 5G and privacy issues at Commerce Committee

January 16, 2019 |
Maggie Miller
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The Senate Commerce Committee plans to examine digital-privacy issues as well as the development of fifth-generation wireless connectivity, or 5G, during two of its first hearings this year, Commerce Chairman Roger Wicker (R-MS) and ranking member Maria Cantwell (D-WA) confirmed during a meeting today.

“I think [privacy] will be one of the first hearings that we will agree to have, absolutely, it’s something that is almost required now based on what our European friends have done across the board in...

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