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Joe Barton's Public Statements on Issue: Technology and Communication

Full Name: Joe Linus Barton
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 6, Republican
First Elected: 11/06/1984
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 6
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Terri; 4 Children; 2 Stepchildren
Birth Date: 09/15/1949
Birth Place: Waco, TX
Home City: Ennis, TX
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
May 28, 2014 Letter to John Donahoe, Chief Executive Officer of eBay Inc. - Data Security Concerns
May 28, 2014 Letter to John Donahoe, Chief Executive Officer of eBay - Security Breach
April 4, 2014 Rush and Barton Introduce HR 4400, the DATA Act of 2014
April 2, 2014 Barton on Internet Governance: "Last thing I want is another country having a greater influence over how our Internet works today."
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to David Moskovitz, Chief Executive Accenture Federal Services - Regarding Role in Health Care Exchanges
Feb. 5, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services - Documents on Incomplete HealthCare.gov Appeals Program
Feb. 4, 2014 Privacy Caucus Co-Chairs DeGette And Barton Statement On Transportation Secretary Foxx's "Connected Vehicle' Comments
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman Federal Communications Commission - Regarding Potential Revival of Fairness Doctrine
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Regarding Recent Cyber Security Breach
Dec. 6, 2013 U.S. Reps Attempt to Quash Caller ID Scam Known as "Spoofing"
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebulius, Secretary Department of Health and Human Services - Regarding Security of Health Care Law Website
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Manju Bewtra, Founder and CEO Creative Computing Solutions - Regarding Security of Health Care Law Website
Oct. 28, 2013 Markey and Barton: Increasing Mobile Device Use by Youth Highlights Need for "Do Not Track Kids' Legislation
Oct. 25, 2013 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Kathleen Sebelius and HealthCare.gov
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to Chairman Tony Singh, Quality Software Services, Inc. - ACA and Technology Services
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to President and CEO Michael Rosch - PPACA and Online Systems
Sept. 20, 2013 Letter to Deputy Administrator and Director Gary Cohen, Dept of Health & Human Resources - PPACA
July 30, 2013 Members Oppose SEC Power Grab on Email Privacy
July 29, 2013 Barton Commends New Mobile App Guidelines, Still Has Privacy Concerns
June 27, 2013 Letter to FCC Inspector General David Hunt - Oversight and Management of the Interstate Telecommunications Relay Service Fund
June 18, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - India Intellectual Property
May 20, 2013 Letter to Larry Page, Chief Executive Officer of Google - Project Glass
April 19, 2013 Barton Votes for Cyber Security Bill
April 18, 2013 Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
Feb. 4, 2013 Lawmakers Support FTC Ideas to Better Protect Privacy, Build Trust in Mobile Marketplace
Dec. 19, 2012 Internet Age: Rep. Barton Applauds FTC Efforts to Protect Kids Online
Sept. 26, 2012 Barton "Dumbfounded" by Companies Using Rented Computers to Spy on Customers
July 18, 2012 Barton, Markey: Questions Still Remain About Facebook Commitment to Protecting Younger Children Online
July 13, 2012 Markey, Barton: Questions Still Remain About Facebook Commitment to Protecting Younger Children Online
July 2, 2012 Barton, Markey Call on International Internet Organization to Define "Do Not Track' to Include Both Collection and Use of Personal Data
May 24, 2012 Tailoring Twitter: Barton, Stearns Applaud Company's Support of "Do Not Track," Ask Questions About New Service
April 26, 2012 Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
April 26, 2012 Protecting Privacy: Rep. Barton Says Cyber Security Bill Goes Against Constitution
March 27, 2012 Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act of 2012
Feb. 23, 2012 Markey, Barton Statement on White House Release of Blueprint For "Privacy Bill Of Rights"
Jan. 26, 2012 DeGette Joins Bipartisan Committee Leadership In Requesting Information From Google On New Privacy Policy
Jan. 26, 2012 Committee Leadership Requests Information from Google on New Privacy Policy
Jan. 26, 2012 Stearns Expresses Concern With Impact of Google's New Policies on Consumer Privacy
Dec. 12, 2011 Bipartisan Privacy Caucus To Hold Public Forum with FTC Chairman, Privacy Experts
Nov. 30, 2011 Statement on Facebook Settlement with FTC
Nov. 29, 2011 Markey, Barton Statement on Facebook Settlement with FTC
Nov. 4, 2011 Verizon Responds to Questions about Privacy, Targeted Advertising Practices
Oct. 31, 2011 Members of Privacy Caucus, Led by Rep. Barton, "Alarmed" by Reports of Facebook Data Retention
Sept. 29, 2011 Markey, Barton to FTC: Investigate Facebook Tracking
Sept. 27, 2011 Barton, Markey Urge FTC To Investigate Use Of "Supercookies"
Sept. 27, 2011 Markey, Barton to FTC: Investigate Facebook Tracking
Sept. 15, 2011 Markey, Barton Praise FTC's Proposed Updates to Child Internet Safety
May 13, 2011 Markey, Barton Release Bipartisan "Do Not Track" Kids Online Privacy Legislation
May 6, 2011 Barton, Markey Release Discussion Draft of Their "Do Not Track" Kids Online Privacy Legislation
May 6, 2011 Markey, Barton Release Discussion Draft of Their "Do Not Track" Kids Online Privacy Leg
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