Friday, 18 August 2017

FCC proposes broadband privacy rules

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Friday 11 March 16

U.S. regulator says telcos must seek permission from customers before sharing personal data with third parties.

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has proposed new rules that will give consumers more control over how their broadband provider uses their personal data. Unveiled on Thursday, the rules centre on three areas: choice, transparency, and security. Choice means giving consumers the option to opt out of their data being used by their ISP to upsell other communications…

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has proposed new rules that will give consumers more control over how their broadband provider uses their personal data. Unveiled on Thursday, the rules centre on three areas: choice, transparency, and security. Choice means giving consumers the option to opt out of their data being used by their ISP to upsell other communications…

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