The House of Representatives Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection and the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet held a joint hearing titled, “The Collection and Use of Location Information for Commercial Purposes,” on Wednesday, February 24. The hearing examined privacy and other issues related to the commercial collection, use, and sharing of location-based information.
Here are copies of the written testimony submitted, from the Subcommittee’s web site (all pdf):
- Chairman Rush’s Opening Statement
- Testimony of Lorrie Cranor. Cranor is Associate Professor, Computer Science and Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University
- Testimony of Mike Altschul. Altschul is Senior Vice President and General Counsel, CTIA – The Wireless Association
- Testimony of John B. Morris. Morris is General Counsel, Center for Democracy and Technology
- Testimony of Anne Collier. Collier is Co-Director, ConnectSafely.org
- Testimony of Jerry King. King is Chief Operating Officer, uLocate Communications, Inc..
- Testimony of Tony Bernard. Bernard is Vice President and General Manager, Useful Networks