On Tuesday, May 21, the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation and the Internet will convene a hearing on “Optimizing for Engagement: Understanding the Use of Persuasive Technology on Internet Platforms”. On Tuesday, May 14, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing titled “5G: National Security Concerns, Intellectual Property Issues, and the Impact on Competition and Innovation”; on Wednesday, May 15, President Trump issued an executive order declaring a national emergency and delegating authority to the Secretary of Commerce to prohibit U.S. companies from buying foreign-made telecommunications equipment deemed a national security risk.