∞ Apple's Bud Tribble to testify before Judiciary Subcommittee on Mobile Privacy

U.S. Senator Al Franken on Friday announced the witness list for the upcoming hearings of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy.

[ad#Google Adsense 300×250 in story]The hearings entitled “Protecting Mobile Privacy: Your Smartphones, Tablets, Cell Phones and Your Privacy,” will take place on Tuesday, May 10 at 10:00 am, according to the Senator’s office.

The hearings were scheduled after reports that Apple’s iPhone tracked its users location. Shortly after it was reported that Google’s Android OS also tracked its users.

Franken then asked Apple and Google to appear before a subcommittee to discuss smartphone privacy.

The list of witnesses is as follows:

Panel I

Jessica Rich
Deputy Director
Bureau of Consumer Protection
Federal Trade Commission

Jason Weinstein
Deputy Assistant Attorney General
Criminal Division
U.S. Department of Justice

Panel II

Justin Brookman
Director, Project on Consumer Privacy
Center for Democracy and Technology

Alan Davidson
Director of Public Policy, Americas
Google Inc.

Ashkan Soltani
Independent Researcher and Consultant

Guy L. “Bud” Tribble
Vice President of Software Technology
Apple Inc.

Jonathan Zuck
Association for Competitive Technology