Congress Should Write Privacy Rules, Not the FTC

This week, President Biden nominated Alvaro Bedoya, privacy activist and head of Georgetown University’s Center on Privacy and Technology, to replace outgoing Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Commissioner… Read More

TecTalk with Representative Jay Obernolte (R-CA)

Join the Chamber Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC) on Thursday, October 14, at 1:00 p.m. ET, for a TecTalk with Representative Jay Obernolte (CA-8) on data privacy, artificial intelligence, and more pressing tech issues.  The… Read More

Coalition Letter Urging Congress to Pass National Privacy Legislation

Dear Chair Cantwell and Ranking Member Wicker: We, the undersigned associations, thank you for holding the upcoming hearing, “Protecting Consumer Privacy.”  Data has helped keep the “digital lights” on for small business struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic, bolsters public health, and… Read More

2021 Data Privacy

Download the 2021 Data Privacy Heat Map (Download the 2020 Map) Alabama HB 216 (Lipscomb)—“The Alabama Consumer Privacy Act” is effectively… Read More

U.S. Chamber Unveils 2021 Technology Policy Agenda

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber’s Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC) today unveiled its 2021 technology policy agenda at its virtual event, “American Innovators: America’s Next Tech Upgrade.” The event brought together policymakers and… Read More

C_TEC Letter on the Need for a National Privacy Law

Dear Chairman Wicker and Ranking Member Cantwell: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce appreciates your leadership in working to protect consumers with national privacy legislation and appreciates the opportunity to provide… Read More

CCPA Comment Letter

Ms. Lisa B. KimPrivacy Regulations CoordinatorCalifornia Office of the Attorney General300 South Spring Street, First FloorLos Angeles, California 90013 RE: Second Set of Modifications to Text of Proposed Regulations… Read More

Data: A Force for Good

Many Americans, if asked how data impacts them personally, would likely point to the convenience of social media, email, and online sales. But the societal benefits of data are manifold—and… Read More

COPPA Rule Review

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce respectfully submits these comments to the Federal Trade Commission in response to its request for comment in connection with its Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act… Read More

California Privacy Letter

Californians deserve to have their privacy protected in ways that are both strong and responsibly implemented. In this letter, organizations representing every sector of the American economy strongly urge California… Read More

TecNation: Chicago

TechNation will engage the public about the positive personal aspects of data collection, how it is transforming people’s lives, and how they are empowered to use data to make life… Read More

We Need Federal Data Privacy Legislation

Americans today enjoy more purchasing options, higher-quality products, and lower out-of-pocket costs than ever before. Our consumer-friendly marketplace has helped drive the last several years of economic growth, while improving… Read More


Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for a summit for all things related to data privacy. A day of programming will feature discussions on the policy issues surrounding consumer data… Read More

TecNation: Seattle

Join C_TEC for a data-driven event focused on the transformative nature of technology and how it affects rural America. July 22, 2019 12:45 PM – 6:00 PM Pacific Time SURF… Read More

TecNation: Indianapolis

On March 19th, C_TEC visited Indianapolis for the first stop in our 10-city TecNation tour. There is no doubt Indiana is leading the way in using tech to enhance the… Read More

TecNation: Columbus

Join C_TEC for a data driven event focused on the transformative nature of technology and how it affects rural America. July 16, 2019 12:45 PM – 6:00 PMEastern Time COSI… Read More

The Public’s View on Technology and Data

C_TEC periodically conducts public opinion research to gauge consumer attitudes towards technology and data. In January, C_TEC held focus groups in Jackson, MS; Washington, DC; and Seattle, WA that informed… Read More

Chamber Comments to FTC On Data Privacy

Friday, May 31, 2019 – 9:45am Via Electronic Filing Ms. April Tabor Acting Secretary Federal Trade Commission Office of the Secretary Constitution Center 400 7th Street, SW 5th Floor, Suite… Read More

Comments to FCC on Proposed Broadband Privacy Rules

Thursday, May 26, 2016 – 12:00pm TO: Ms. Marlene DortchSecretaryFederal Communications Commission445 12th Street, NWWashington, DC 20554 RE: Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services (WC Docket No. Read More

Comments to FTC on Big Data Workshop

Friday, August 15, 2014 – 4:45pm VIA ELECTRONIC FILING TO: Mr. Donald S. ClarkSecretaryFederal Trade Commission600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Room H-113 (Annex X)Washington, DC 20580 RE: Big Data: A Tool for Inclusion… Read More

Comment Letter on FCC Process

Monday, March 31, 2014 – 12:00pm TO: Federal Communications Commission RE: Report on FCC Process Reform, GN Docket No. 14-25 The U.S. Chamber of Commerce (“Chamber”) respectfully submits these comments tothe Federal… Read More