A Change In Course For The Treatment Of Broadband Data

Law360, New York (October 11, 2016, 5:22 PM EDT) -- Amy Mushahwar

Kelsey Harclerode

Marci Rozen On Thursday, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler released a fact sheet summarizing the agency’s proposed final rule on broadband privacy. The fact sheet suggests that, contrary to the proposals set forth in the notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM), the final rule might be consistent with existing Federal Trade Commission privacy precedent. Regulatory parity would comport with the recommendations of a wide array of stakeholders that submitted comments in this proceeding. But it does not appear that parity is fully...
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