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Communications and Technology

Committee activity related to telecommunications and information transmission by broadcast, radio, wire, satellite, or other mode; the National Broadband Plan; Internet regulation; and spectrum policy.

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Jun 26, 2018 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology will hold a hearing on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at 1:15 p.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Discussion Draft: National Telecommunications and Information Administration Reauthorization Act of 2018.”

Jun 14, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement condemning Facebook’s continued lack of response to the Committee’s outstanding questions.
Jun 13, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Communications and Technology markup of four communications bills.
Jun 13, 2018 Markup

The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology met in open markup session on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at 10:00 a.m., in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.

 

Jun 7, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone and Senator Markey introduced legislation to stop abusive robocall practices.
Jun 6, 2018 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden and Ranking Member Frank Pallone issued the following statement on Facebook allowing Chinese technology companies access to data of users and users’ friends without explicit consent.
Jun 5, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement after a new report from Gizmodo detailed concerted efforts by FCC officials to spread unsubstantiated claims that a distributed denial-of-service-attacks (DDoS) disrupted the public comment docket in the weeks prior to the vote to repeal net neutrality.
Jun 5, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone and Communications and Technology Ranking Member Mike Doyle sent a letter to full committee Chairman Greg Walden and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Marsha Blackburn requesting they fulfill their commitment to hold oversight hearings of the Federal Communications Commission by immediately rescheduling a hearing that was postponed on February 16.
Jun 4, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement after new reports disclosed that Facebook gave phone and electronic device makers access to vast amounts of user data.
May 24, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone sent a letter to Committee Chairman Walden today requesting the Committee hold a hearing to review recent reports regarding the seemingly unauthorized disclosure of real-time location data wireless carriers collect and use to provide cell phone service.