Congress Examines Mobile Phones And Privacy

U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), Chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law, holds the subcommittee’s first hearing, titled Protecting Mobile Privacy: Your Smartphones, Tablets, Cell Phones and Your Privacy. Confirmed witnesses include the VP of software for Apple.

Al Franken’s opening statement:

Witness list

Panel I

Jessica Rich
Deputy Director
Bureau of Consumer Protection
Federal Trade Commission

Jason Weinstein
Deputy Assistant Attorney General
Criminal Division
U.S. Department of Justice

Panel II

Justin Brookman
Director, Project on Consumer Privacy
Center for Democracy and Technology

Alan Davidson
Director of Public Policy, Americas
Google Inc.

Ashkan Soltani
Independent Researcher and Consultant

Guy L. “Bud” Tribble
Vice President of Software Technology
Apple Inc.

Jonathan Zuck
Association for Competitive Technology

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