The US House Committee on Energy and Commerce has confirmed the Subcommittee on Innovation, Data, and Commerce will convene on 1 March for a hearing on Promoting U.S. Innovation and Individual Liberty through a National Standard for Data Privacy. The hearing will focus on how federal privacy laws can ensure US technological leadership and protect American citizens' information, particularly children’s, from misuse by Big Tech and foreign states such as China. The statement said the hearing marks a continuation of prior efforts to pass the American Data Privacy and Protection Act (ADPPA) proposed during the last Congress and called federal legislation "the strongest way to promote innovation, put individuals in charge of their data, and protect children online."
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