The House Energy and Commerce's Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade convened this morning for the hearing "Understanding Consumer Attitudes About Privacy." Subcommittee Chair Mary Bono Mack (R-CA) opened the hearing, the purpose of which was "to examine consumers' attitudes toward privacy as reflected by their utilization and manipulation of existing privacy controls," according to a House memorandum. Members heard from witnesses representing industry, academia and advocacy. One witness, Pam Dixon of the World Privacy Forum, submitted testimony in the form of a report entitled "Many Failures: A Brief History of Privacy Self-Regulation in the United States." Editor's Note: The Daily Dashboard tweeted from the hearing. Click to follow The Daily Dashboard.
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