• The Senate Antitrust Subcommittee will hold a hearing titled “The Power of Google: Serving Consumers or Threatening Competition?” on September 21, 2011, at 2:00 pm Eastern in 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building.
  • Senator John “Jay” Rockefeller IV, D-W.Va., Chair of the Senate Commerce Committee, released a statement praising the FTC for commencing its COPPA rulemaking (see FTC/Privacy above), stating “This important children’s protection law must meet the challenges of the 21st century.  …  I think everyone would agree that we need to do more to protect our children’s online privacy, and today’s proposal helps in that effort.” To read the full statement, click here.