US FCC Advances Privacy Proposal for Internet Users

April 1, 2016

The US Federal Communications Commission on Thursday advanced a proposal to ensure the privacy of broadband Internet users by barring providers from collecting user data without consent.

The proposed regulation from FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler won initial approval with a 3-2 vote to require broadband providers to obtain consumer consent, disclose data collection, protect personal information and report breaches but would not bar any data collection practices.

Read more at: http://gadgets.ndtv.com/internet/news/us-fcc-advances-privacy-proposal-for-internet-users-820708


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