• The House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold a hearing titled “Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity: Assessments of Smart Grid Security” tomorrow, February 28, 2012, at 10:15 am in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building. For more information, click here.
  • Rep. Mary Bono Mack, D-Cal., Chair of the House Subcommittee on Trade and Manufacturing, issued a statement shortly after the President’s “Privacy Bill of Rights” was released, noting that “Protecting consumer privacy online and preserving American innovation are not mutually exclusive, but they do require a very careful juggling act. I am committed to achieving both.” To read the full statement, click here.
  • Sen. John “Jay” Rockefeller IV, D-W.Va., Chair of the Senate Commerce Committee, also issued a statement on the “Privacy Bill of Rights”, emphasizing that “it is absolutely crucial that, as we move forward in an evolving online and mobile world, consumer choice is protected and preserved.” The full statement is available here. Just the previous Friday, Sen. Rockefeller had issued a statement that “According to press reports, Google circumvented consumer choice and may have paved the way for third-party ad networks — including Google’s own DoubleClick — to track consumers against their will. ... I fully intend to look into this matter[.]”