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Both the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Senate Intelligence Committee will hold hearings today on strong encrpytion, privacy, and the threat of "Going Dark."
The Senate Judiciary Committee hearing will begin this morning at 10:00 am. FBI Director James Comey and Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates will appear on the first panel. Panel II will include Cyrus Vance, Jr., Lawfare's Herb Lin, and Peter Swire.
You can watch the hearing live here.
Below are the prepared statements by both members and witnesses.
- Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA)
- Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT)
- Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates
- FBI Director James Comey
- Cyrus Vance, Jr.
- Herbert Lin
- Peter Swire
FBI Director James Comey will be the sole witness in this afternoon's Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on the same subject, which will begin at 2:30 pm. You can watch the hearing live on the Committee's website.