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UPDATE: The FCC Approves Privacy Regulations for Internet Service Providers

Posted in Consumer Privacy/FTC, Cybersecurity, Data Protection and Competition, Data retention, Data Security, Privacy

This morning the FCC voted along party lines to adopt rules subjecting broadband internet service providers (ISPs) to new consumer privacy regulations. According to the FCC’s press release, the rules give “customers the tools they need to make informed decisions … Continue Reading

Why Can’t We Be Friends? FTC and FCC Formalize Cooperation in Consumer Privacy Enforcement

Posted in Consumer Privacy/FTC, Cybersecurity, FTC enforcement

handshake-220233_1280The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently formalized an agreement to cooperate when regulating the “deceptive, unfair, unjust and/or unreasonable” acts and practices of common carriers.  In addition to outlining the scope of the agencies’ enforcement … Continue Reading