Lawmakers in the US Senate are scheduled to hear the testimony of executives from major US tech companies such as Google, Twitter, Amazon, Apple, AT&T, and Charter Communications over matters concerning consumer data privacy on September 26.

Republican U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune said that during the discussion, the US panel will be giving the tech companies and carriers the opportunity to explain their approaches to privacy, and how they plan to comply with the new European Union and California laws. They can also give their suggestions on how the Congress can help to to promote clear privacy expectations without hurting innovation.

Source: Reuters

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