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Serial No. 112-116: New Technologies and Innovations in the Mobile and Online Space, and the Implications for Public Policy, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition, and the Internet, of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, Second Session, June 19, 2012   [open pdf - 4MB]

This is the June 19, 2012 hearing on "New Technologies and Innovations in the Mobile and Online Space, and the Implications for Public Policy," held before the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition, and the Internet. From the opening statement of Bob Goodlatte: "Today we are holding a hearing to examine the public policy issues raised by new technologies in the mobile and online spaces. It is clear that some of the central policy issues for both consumers and companies are the issues of privacy and data collection. Privacy continues to take on greater importance as more Americans not only use the Internet and mobile devices, but also share their personal information with companies on the Web. Privacy policies and the technological safeguards that companies implement will help guide consumers on what they should expect from those who handle their personal information and set expectations for companies that use personal data. As Congress continues to look at privacy issues online, it is important to have a firm understanding of what the industry practices are. Today's hearing will explore what mechanisms the private sector is currently employing to protect Internet and mobile users. It will also highlight the technological innovation and development that has occurred in this space." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Bob Goodlatte, Melvin L. Watt, Lamar Smith, John Conyers, Jr., Scott R. Shipman, Morgan Reed, Chris Babel, and James Grimmelmann.

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