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FCC wants ISPs to get customer permission before sharing personal data

11
Mar
2016
FCC wants ISPs to get customer permission before sharing personal data

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Broadband providers would often be required to get customer permission to use and share personal data they collect under regulations proposed by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.

Broadband providers have an unrivaled ability to track customers and collect personal data, and there currently are no specific rules covering broadband providers and customer privacy, FCC officials said Thursday.

The goal of the rules is to give broadband customers notice, choice and control over their personal data, FCC officials said during a press briefing.

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