FCC Warns Broadband Internet Service Providers Of Coming Expanded Title II Privacy Regulation

May 30, 2015

On May 20, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) released an Enforcement Advisory[1] notifying providers that the agency’s recent Open Internet Order “applies the core customer privacy protections of Section 222 of the Communications Act” – which requires that providers “shall only use, disclose, or permit access to individually identifiable customer proprietary network information” in the provision of services[2] – to broadband Internet access providers.  Accordingly, as of June 12, 2015, and absent a judicial stay order, broadband providers will be subject to expanded requirements aimed at protecting consumer privacy and restricting the use of customer data.

Read more at: http://www.natlawreview.com/article/fcc-warns-broadband-internet-service-providers-coming-expanded-title-ii-privacy-regu


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