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Hearing on “Latest Developments in Combating Online Sex Trafficking,” Subcommittee on Communications and Technology (November 30, 2017)

Date: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 2:00pm
Location: 
2123 Rayburn House Office Building

The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a hearing on Thursday, November 30, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Latest Developments in Combating Online Sex Trafficking.” 

 

Livestream

 

Key Documents

Memorandum from Ranking Member Pallone to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

Opening Statement of Subcommittee Ranking Member Doyle as prepared for delivery

 

Legislation

H.R. 1865, Allowing States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017, To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to clarify that section 230 of such Act does not prohibit the enforcement against providers and users of interactive computer services of Federal and State criminal and civil law relating to sexual exploitation of children or sex trafficking, and for other purposes. 

 

Witnesses

Panel I
The Honorable Ann Wagner (R-MO)
Member
U.S. House of Representatives

Testimony


Panel II
Eric Goldman
Professor
Santa Clara University School of Law

Testimony

 

Derri Smith
CEO
End Slavery Tennessee

Testimony


Yiota Souras
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Mr. Russ Winkler Assistant Special Agent in Charge Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

Testimony

 

Russ Winkler
Assistant Special Agent in Charge
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

Testimony