Rep. Marsha Blackburn

House Subcommittee Starts Work on Online Privacy

A House subcommittee is beginning work on online privacy issues the way most things in Washington are done: by forming a committee. Rep. Lee Terry (R-Nev.), chairman of the House subcommittee on commerce, manufacturing and trade and ranking member Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) launched a bipartisan privacy working group on Thursday to examine online privacy concerns and issues.

Take Me to Your House Committee Leader

Now that the election is over, the GOP-controlled House is moving fast to line up its leadership for the 113th Congress beginning in January. Below are the lawmakers that will be calling the shots on policy impacting media, advertising and technology businesses. Rep. Fred Upton (Mich.) Chairman, Energy and Commerce

Subcommittee Grills Feds on Privacy Reports

Is the entire debate over online privacy just a case of regulators and the Obama administration crying wolf? That was the bombshell argument Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-Calif.) dropped during the opening of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade’s sixth hearing on privacy.