The Senator chairs the Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law.
If I had to guess I'd say he's trying to save Uber from itself.
Here's a PDF version hosted at senate.gov (3 page PDF)
After Car Attacked By Paris Taxi Drivers, Uber to Toughen Image With UmlautsThere are some others too, maybe not quite as light-hearted.
San Francisco, CA (PRwëb) January 13, 2014-
In a move designed to make Uber seem more "bad-assed and scary in a quasi-heavy-metal manner," the Goldman Sachs, Menlo Ventures and Bezos Expeditions-backed company officially changed it's name to Über on Monday."Much like Mötley Crüe and Motörhead, Über is not to be messed with," said founder Gärrëtt Cämp, né Camp...