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House Committee Holds Hearing on Collection and Use of Consumer Information

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On Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 10 a.m., the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection and the House Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet will hold a hearing, "Exploring the Offline and Online Collection and Use of Consumer Information," to examine the collection and commercial use of consumer data in both online and offline environments.  The hearing is scheduled to take place in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building and will also be broadcast live through a video Webcast available on the Committee of Energy and Commerce’s website and shown live on C-SPAN. 
Witnesses for tomorrow’s hearing include, George Pappachen from Kantar/WPP; Jennifer Barrett from Acxiom; Chris Hoofnagle from the University of California, Berkeley–School of Law; Zoe Strickland from Wal-Mart Stores Inc.; Michelle Bougie form and; and Pam Dixon from World Privacy Forum.  More information on the hearing can be found here.   

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