The Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing on Thursday, February 4, 2021, entitled, “Safeguarding American Consumers: Fighting Fraud and Scams During the Pandemic.”

During the hearing, Congressman Robert Latta (R-OH) offered a statement on the important of WHOIS. Click the play button to start statement at 01:43:10 (continues through 01:45:12).

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About the Coalition for a Secure and Transparent Internet
The Coalition for a Secure and Transparent Internet (CSTI) was formed to educate federal and international policymakers and stakeholders on the critical importance of open access to WHOIS data, and to advocate for appropriate policy decisions to protect this crucial tool. CSTI is comprised of companies, nonprofits, trade associations, academics and others who support open access to WHOIS data.