“A CEO, under my bill, not only would they face significant economic penalties, but they could serve jail time," said Sen. Ron Wyden.
While Congress refuses to act on a bill that would require companies to disclose breaches within 72 hours.
Zuckerberg sat before the legislators for hours Tuesday.
The bill, introduced by Louisiana Senator John Kennedy, mirrors legislation that has been pushed in the House that would enshrine the ability for ISPs to screw you over.
Republican Senators tried to make former acting Attorney General Sally Yates squirm, but Yates arrived ready for battle.