Fact Sheet on FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s Internet Data Privacy, Security, and Transparency Proposal
UPDATE March 14 5 Things You Should Know About the FCC’s Proposed Privacy Rules (via ProPublica)
The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is set to unveil details of a proposal on Thursday to protect consumers’ internet privacy, safety advocates and industry officials said.
FCC chairman Tom Wheeler is expected to unveil a long-awaited plan for new broadband privacy rules that be voted on initially by the commission during its March 31 meeting. A final vote on new regulations would follow a public comment period.
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See Also: FCC Wants Internet Providers to Ask Your Permission Before Sharing Data (via The Verge)
UPDATE: A Fact Sheet About FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s Privacy Proposal Now Available (via FCC.gov)
It runs 3 pages (PDF) and is titled: Chairman Wheeler’s Proposal to Give Broadband Consumers Increased Choice, Transparency & Security With Respect to Their Data
We’ve also embedded the document below.
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