Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law

Jeff Flake (AZ)

Chairman

Republican members

  • Orrin G. Hatch (UT) Picture of Orrin G. Hatch
  • Michael S. Lee (UT) Picture of Michael S. Lee
  • Thom Tillis (NC) Picture of Thom Tillis
  • Mike Crapo (ID) Picture of Mike Crapo
  • Ben Sasse (NE) Picture of Ben Sasse
  • John Kennedy (LA) Picture of John Kennedy

Christopher A. Coons (DE)

Ranking Member

Democratic members

  • Patrick Leahy (VT) Picture of Patrick Leahy
  • 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.