EPIC Congressional Testimony and Statements

EPIC frequently testifies in Congress concerning emerging privacy and civil liberties topics.


Deter, Detect And Interdict: Technology’s Role in Securing the Border
House Committee on Homeland Security
Surveillance


Nomination Hearing - FCC
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation


Self-Driving Vehicle Legislation
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Connected Cars

Exploring Opportunities to Strengthen Education Research While Protecting Student Privacy
House Committee on Education and the Workforce
Student Privacy



Federal Bureau of Investigation – Budget Hearing
House Committee on Appropriations
Facial Recognition

Russian Interference in the 2016 U.S. Elections
Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
Cybersecurity



Disrupter Series: Update on IOT Opportunities and Challenges
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Internet of Things

Paving the Way for Self-Driving Vehicles
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Connected Cars

Hearing on "Lawsuit Abuse and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act"
House Committee on the Judiciary
Telephone Records




Open Hearing: Former FBI Director James Comey
Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
Cybersecurity

Hearing on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
FISA


IRS Oversight Hearing
House Committee on Appropriations

Emerging Transportation Technologies
House Committee on Appropriations
Connected Cars



Hearing on "Cyber Threats Facing America: An Overview of the Cybersecurity Threat Landscape"
Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Cybersecurity


Reviewing the FAFSA Data Breach
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
Student Privacy

Oversight of the 2020 Census
House Committee on Appropriations


The Border Wall: Strengthening Our National Security
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
Surveillance

Checkpoint of The Future: Evaluating TSA’s Innovation Task Force Initiative
House Committee on Homeland Security
Air Travel Privacy





Examining the State of Forensic Science in the United States
House Committee on the Judiciary
Forensic Evidence

Self-Driving Cars: Levels of Automation
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Internet of Things

Legislative Proposals for Fostering Transparency
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
Open Government

Hearing on "Law Enforcement's Use of Facial Recognition Technology"
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
Facial Recognition

Perspectives from the DHS Frontline: Evaluating Staffing Resources and Requirements
Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Homeland Security

Hearing on "The Promises and Perils of Emerging Technologies for Cybersecurity"
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Internet of Things

Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court
Senate Committee on the Judiciary
Judiciary

Hearing on Russian Active Measures Investigation
House Select Committee on Intelligence
Cybersecurity

Disrupter Series: Smart Communities
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Internet of Things

Hearing Record link


Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Innovation, Integration, Successes, and Challenges
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Drones


Oversight of the Federal Communications Commission
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Internet Privacy

Transparency at the TSA
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

Hearing on "Cyber Strategy and Policy"
Senate Armed Services
Cybersecurity


Nomination hearing for Sen. Dan Coats as Director of National Intelligence
Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
Surveillance


Hearing on "Strengthening U.S. Cybersecurity Capabilities"
House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
Cybersecurity


Hearing on "Self-Driving Cars: Road to Deployment"
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Internet of Things

Hearing Record link


Hearing on "Reauthorization of NTIA"
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Internet of Things

Hearing Record link


Hearing on "Nomination of Wilbur Ross to serve as Commerce Secretary"
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Consumer Protection

Nomination hearing for Nikki Haley as UN Ambassador
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
International Privacy

Nomination hearing for Rep. Mike Pompeo as CIA Director
Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
Surveillance

Nomination hearing for Elaine Chao: Drones and Connected Vehicles
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Surveillance

Appointment of Thomas P. Bossert for White House Homeland Security Advisor
Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
National Security

Nomination hearing for Jeff Sessions
Senate Committee on the Judiciary
Surveillance

Hearing Record link

Foreign Cyber Threats to the United States
Senate Armed Services
Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity: Ensuring the Integrity of the Ballot Box
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
Cybersecurity

Oversight of the Federal Trade Commission
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Consumer Protection

Modernizing the Telephone Consumer Protection Act
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Telephone Records

FCC Overreach: Examining the Proposed Privacy Rules
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Consumer Protection

Examining the Proposed FCC Privacy Rules
Senate Committee on the Judiciary
Consumer Protection

Judicial Redress Act of 2015
Senate Committee on the Judiciary
International Privacy

The Internet of Cars
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
Internet of Things

Examining the EU Safe Harbor Decision and Impacts for Transatlantic Data Flows
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
International Privacy







The FISA Amendments Act of 2008
House Committee on the Judiciary
FISA

The Video Privacy Protection Act: Protecting Viewer Privacy in the 21st Century
Senate Committee on the Judiciary
Video Privacy Protection Act

Cybersecurity and Data Protection in the Financial Sector
House Committee on Financial Services
Cybersecurity

H.R. 1981, the Protecting Children from Internet Pornographers Act of 2011
House Committee on the Judiciary
Children's Privacy

Cybersecurity and Data Protection in the Financial Sector
Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Financial Privacy


TSA Oversight Part 1: Whole Body Imaging
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
Air Travel Privacy

Online Privacy, Social Networking, and Crime Victimization
House Committee on the Judiciary
Internet Privacy

Planning for the Future of Cyber Attack Attribution
House Committee on Science and Technology
Cybersecurity

Smart Grid
House Committee on Science and Technology
Smart Grid

An Examination of Children's Privacy: New Technologies and the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Children's Privacy

An Assessment of Checkpoint Security: Are Our Airports Keeping Passengers Safe?
House Committee on Homeland Security
Air Travel Privacy

Communications Networks and Consumer Privacy: Recent Developments
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Internet Privacy


Ensuring America's Security: Cleaning Up the Nation's Watchlists
House Committee on Homeland Security
Air Travel Privacy

ICANN and the WHOIS Database: Providing Access to Protect Consumers from Phishing
House Committee on Financial Services
Consumer Protection

Passport Files: Privacy Protection Needed For All Americans
Senate Committee on the Judiciary
Passport Privacy

Identity Theft: A Victim's Bill of Rights
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
Consumer Protection

Impact and Policy Implications of Spyware on Consumers and Businesses
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Consumer Protection


The Truth in Caller ID Act of 2007, S. 704
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Consumer Protection

Employment Eligibility Verification Systems (EEVS)
House Committee on Ways and Means
Social Security Numbers


Truth in Caller ID Act of 2007
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Consumer Protection

Truth in Caller ID Act of 2006
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Consumer Protection

Social Security Number High-Risk Issues
House Committee on Ways and Means
Social Security Numbers

Protecting Consumers' Phone Records
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Telephone Records

Phone Records for Sale: Why Aren't Phone Records Safe From Pretexting?
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Telephone Records

The Future of Registered Traveler
House Committee on Homeland Security
Air Travel Privacy

Voter Verification in the Federal Elections Process
Senate Committee on Rules
Voter Privacy

The Illegal Immigration Enforcement and Social Security Protection Act of 2005
House Committee on the Judiciary
Social Security Numbers

Identity Theft and Data Broker Services
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Consumer Protection

Protecting Consumer's Data: Policy Issues Raised by Choicepoint
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Consumer Protection

Protecting the Privacy of Consumers' Social Security Numbers
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Social Security Numbers

The Wireless 411 Privacy Act
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Telephone Records


Enhancing Social Security Number Privacy
House Committee on Ways and Means
Social Security Numbers

The Status of the Computer-Assisted Passenger Prescreening System (CAPPS II)
House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
Air Travel Privacy

International Consumer Protection Act of 2003
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Consumer Protection

H.R. 2622, The Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003
House Committee on Financial Services
Financial Privacy


Consumer Fraud, the International Consumer Protection Enforcement Act of 2003, and FTC Reauthorization
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Consumer Protection

Use and Misuse of the Social Security Number
House Committee on Ways and Means
Social Security Numbers

Spam (Unsolicited Commercial E-Mail)
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Email Privacy

Consumer Privacy Protection Act of 2002 (HR 4678)
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Consumer Protection


Identity Theft Involving Elderly Victims
Senate Special Committee on Aging
Seniors


S. 2201 Online Personal Privacy Act
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Internet Privacy

Securing Our Infrastructure: Private/Public Information Sharing
Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs
National Security

SSNs and Identity Theft
House Committee on Ways and Means
Social Security Numbers

Internet Privacy
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Internet Privacy

Use and Misuse of the Social Security Number
House Committee on Ways and Means
Social Security Numbers

The Social Security Number and Threats to Privacy
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Social Security Numbers

Privacy in the Commercial World
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Consumer Protection

Recent Developments in Privacy Protections for Consumers
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Consumer Protection


H.R. 4246, the Cyber Security Information Act
House Committee on Government Reform
Cybersecurity

On Internet Privacy and Profiling
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Internet Privacy

Use and Misuse of the Social Security Number
House Committee on Ways and Means
Social Security Numbers


The Online Privacy Protection Act of 1999
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Internet Privacy

Oversight Electronic Communications Privacy Policy Disclosures
House Committee on the Judiciary
Internet Privacy

H.R. 2281. The WIPO Copyright Treaties Implementation Act and Privacy Issues
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Consumer Protection

The European Union Data Directive and Privacy
House Committee on International Relations
International Privacy

Communications Privacy
House Committee on the Judiciary
Internet Privacy

Social Security Administration and the PEBES Program
House Committee on Ways and Means
Social Security Numbers

Security and Freedom Through Encryption Act (SAFE) H.R. 695
House Committee on the Judiciary
Cybersecurity

Children's Privacy Protection and Parental Empowerment Act, H.R. 3508
House Committee on the Judiciary
Children's Privacy

Cypto Legislation
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Cybersecurity

The Privacy for Consumers and Workers Act
House Committee on Education and Labor
Consumer Protection

Encryption Technology and Policy
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Cybersecurity

Encryption Technology and Policy
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Cybersecurity

Privacy Protection for Social Security Numbers and Records
Senate Committee on Finance
Social Security Numbers

The Privacy for Consumers and Workers Act
House Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs
Consumer Protection

Telemarketing/Privacy Issues
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Telephone Records

Use of Social Security Number as a National Identifier
House Committee on Ways and Means
Social Security Numbers

The Computer Abuse Amendments Act of 1990
Senate Committee on the Judiciary

Data Protection, Computers, and Changing Information Practices
House Committee on Government Operations
Consumer Protection

The Government Printing Office Improvement Act of 1990
House Committee on House Administration

Computer Virus Legislation
House Committee on the Judiciary

FBI Oversight and Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 1990
House Committee on the Judiciary