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Rep. Walden Announces When Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Will Testify

Zuckerberg is set to speak to the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which Rep. Walden chairs.

Posted: Apr 4, 2018 11:10 AM

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before Congress on April 11, Representative Greg Walden (R-Hood River) announced on Wednesday.

Rep. Walden is Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which oversees matters of telecommunications, consumer protection, energy policy, and interstate or foreign commerce—among other topics.

Facebook's recent brush with controversy over issues of consumer privacy puts them in the purvue of Rep. Walden's Committee. According to a statement from Rep. Walden and ranking committee member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), the committee will be questioning Zuckerberg over the company's "use and protection of user data."

CLICK HERE for our story on Zuckerberg's announcement that he would agree to testify.

“This hearing will be an important opportunity to shed light on critical consumer data privacy issues and help all Americans better understand what happens to their personal information online. We appreciate Mr. Zuckerberg’s willingness to testify before the committee, and we look forward to him answering our questions on April 11th," said Walden and Pallone.

The hearing will begin at 10:00 a.m. in Washington on Wednesday, April 11.

CLICK HERE for our story on what Attorney Generals across the U.S. are demanding from Zuckerberg and Facebook.

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