Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law

Thom Tillis (NC)

Chairman

Republican members

  • Lindsey Graham (SC) Picture of Lindsey Graham
  • Chuck Grassley (IA) Picture of Chuck Grassley
  • John Cornyn (TX) Picture of John Cornyn
  • Michael S. Lee (UT) Picture of Michael S. Lee
  • Ben Sasse (NE) Picture of Ben Sasse
  • Mike Crapo (ID) Picture of Mike Crapo
  • Marsha Blackburn (TN) Picture of Marsha Blackburn

Christopher A. Coons (DE)

Ranking Member

Democratic members

  • Patrick Leahy (VT) Picture of Patrick Leahy
  • Dick Durbin (IL) Picture of Dick Durbin
  • Sheldon Whitehouse (RI) Picture of Sheldon Whitehouse
  • Richard Blumenthal (CT) Picture of Richard Blumenthal
  • Mazie Hirono (HI) Picture of Mazie Hirono
  • Kamala Harris (CA) Picture of Kamala Harris

Jurisdiction of the Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law includes:

  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
  5. Privacy implications of new or emerging technologies.