FCC Should Drop ISP Privacy Plan, 16 State AGs Say

By Kurt Orzeck (September 19, 2016, 9:00 PM EDT) -- Sixteen attorneys general are urging the Federal Communications Commission to scuttle highly anticipated broadband privacy rules that would require internet service providers to clearly disclose how customer data is being used, in a letter released Monday.

The attorneys general, all Republicans, including Ken Paxton of Texas, Mike DeWine of Ohio and Brad Schimel of Wisconsin, told the FCC in a Sept. 9 letter that they opposed FCC's plan to take steps to protect the information and notify affected customers within 10 days of discovering a data breach.

"If this proposed rule moves forward, we are concerned that not only may it...

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