Privacy

We have a right to the protection of personal information.  As our economy and technology continue to change, so does the face of privacy rights.   Americans should feel confident that the purchases they make, the books they read, the places they travel, sensitive medical information and the legal activities they participate in within their own homes can be kept personal and private.  I will continue to speak out in favor of strong privacy protections and to guarantee that individuals control what information they divulge and the nature of that information.

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June 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Chair of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, and Senator Richard Blumenthal, Ranking Member of the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Manufacturing, Trade, and Consumer Protection, subcommittees with oversight over the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), urged that action be taken to protect consumers turning to Google for answers concerning their Economic Impact Payments from the IRS, following the release of a

February 20, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, Representatives Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) led a letter, signed by 11 Members of the Energy and Commerce Committee, to Match Group President Shar Dubey calling on the company to check users against sex offender registries and disclose its efforts to respond to reports of sexual violence that were a result of users meeting through Match Group services.