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House Committee Meeting with Experts To Discuss Digital Privacy

ONLINE PRIVACY—U.S.

October 23, 2013

A House of Representatives committee will meet with privacy advocates, a privacy researcher and ad industry reps today to discuss digital privacy, The Hill reports. The House Commerce Committee’s Bipartisan Privacy Working Group, led by Reps. Peter Welch (R-VT) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), met with Google, Wal-Mart and data broker Blukai last month. Today’s meeting will include Rachel Thomas of the Direct Marketing Association, Jeff Chester of the Center for Digital Democracy, researcher Adam Theirer and the Consumer Federation of America’s Susan Grant.
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