Energy and Commerce Committee

Communications and Technology


Walden Remarks at Hearing on Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act

10.16.2019

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR) delivered the following remarks at a joint hearing with Subcommittees Communications and Technology and Consumer Protection and Commerce titled, “Fostering a Healthier Internet to Protect Consumers.”

As Prepared for Delivery

Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I want to welcome our witnesses to this hearing – it is without question a balanced roster of experts in the field. Last Congress, we held significant hearings that jump-started the discussion on the state of online protections, as well as the legal basis underpinning the...

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Walden Statement on D.C. Circuit Net Neutrality Ruling

10.01.2019

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR) released the following statement on the net neutrality ruling from the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals:

"Today's opinion makes it clearer than ever that Congress needs to come together and craft bipartisan legislation to provide consumers certainty and preserve one national standard for the open, free, and dynamic internet of the future. While we are pleased that the D.C. Circuit upheld the successful light-touch regulations and transparency rule, the continued uncertainty from legal pinball will only worsen consumers' experiences on the internet. We...

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Walden Remarks at Hearing on Securing the Country’s Communications Networks

09.27.2019

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR) delivered the following remarks at a Communications and Technology Subcommittee hearing titled, “Legislating to Secure America’s Wireless Future.”

As Prepared for Delivery

Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I want to welcome our witnesses to this hearing. Your insight will be another important input in the process we began last Congress to secure our communications networks.

Our nation’s telecommunications infrastructure represents the lifeblood of preserving a free and open society, and any effort to disrupt that infrastructure should be taken as an effort to undermine our...

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Communications and Technology

Jurisdiction


Electronic communications, both Interstate and foreign, including voice, video, audio and data, whether transmitted by wire or wirelessly, and whether transmitted by telecommunications, commercial or private mobile service, broadcast, cable, satellite, microwave, or other mode; technology generally; emergency and public safety communications; cybersecurity, privacy, and data security; the Federal Communications Commission, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, the Office of Emergency Communications in the Department of Homeland Security; and all aspects of the above-referenced jurisdiction related to the Department of Homeland Security.