Hon. Cliff Stearns to Give Remarks at TPI Online Privacy Event

Hon. Cliff Stearns to Give Remarks at TPI Online Privacy Event

March 4th Event to Feature FTC Commissioner Kovacic and Commerce Department Official Weitzner

February 28, 2011 – Congressman Cliff Stearns will offer remarks at this Friday’s event “Online Privacy after the DOC and FTC Reports,” hosted by the Technology Policy Institute. Rep. Stearns, Chairman of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, is expected to soon introduce privacy legislation, building upon a previous draft developed in the last Congress.

Chairman Stearns’ remarks will be followed by a panel discussion, in which participants will review the findings of the recent DOC and FTC reports and will give their suggestions on how policymakers in both the agencies and Congress can move forward on online privacy issues.

Online Privacy after the DOC and FTC Reports,” will be held March 4th, 11:45am to 2:00pm in Room B340 of the Rayburn House Office Building. Registration can be performed on the TPI website and questions should be directed to Ashley Creel at[email protected]. Members of the press should contact Amy Smorodin at [email protected].

Online Privacy after the DOC and FTC Reports

11:45am – 2:00pm
March 4, 2011
Room B339
Rayburn House Office Building
Washington DC


Registration and Lunch


Remarks by Hon. Cliff Stearns


Panel Discussion

  • William Kovacic, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission
  • Daniel Sepulveda, Senior Advisor, Office of Senator John Kerry
  • Catherine Tucker, Douglas Drane Career Development Professor in IT and Management, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Daniel Weitzner, Associate Administrator, NTIA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Thomas Lenard (moderator), President and Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Institute



The Technology Policy Institute

The Technology Policy Institute is a non-profit research and educational organization that focuses on the economics of innovation, technological change, and related regulation in the United States and around the world. More information is available at https://techpolicyinstitute.org/.

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