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Legislative Committees

Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law

National Senate Committee

224 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Washington, District of Columbia, NA 20510

Phone: 202-228-3177

Web Address:

Parent Committee: Judiciary


Jurisdiction: (1) Oversight of laws and policies governing the collection, protection, use and dissemination of commercial information by the private sector, including online behavioral advertising, privacy within social networking websites and other online privacy issues; (2) Enforcement and implementation of commercial information privacy laws and policies; (3) Use of technology by the private sector to protect privacy, enhance transparency and encourage innovation; (4) Privacy standards for the collection, retention, use and dissemination of personally identifiable commercial information; and (5) Privacy implications of new or emerging technologies.

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