Cmte. Sends Letters Seeking Info on Data Brokers’ Business Activities

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on February 15, 2006

Follow-up to House Cmte. Seeks Operations Docs. from Websites Selling Cell Phone Records, “House Energy and Commerce Committee investigators have identified people behind 22 Web pages that may offer criminals, stalkers and any other paying customer the detailed records of a person’s private telephone calls.”

  • Press release today: “Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Joe Barton, R-Texas; the committee’s ranking member, U.S. Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich.; Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield, R-Ky.; and the subcommittee’s ranking member, U.S. Rep. Bart Stupak, D-Mich., today sent letters demanding that the companies provide information about the cottage industry.”
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