Rep. Peter Welch

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.