FCC Stays Data Security Rules Over Clyburn’s Dissent

Posted by | March 01, 2017 | | No Comments

Originally published in TR Daily on March 1, 2017.

“Tech Knowledge Director Fred Campbell said, ‘I’m pleased to see that the FCC and FTC have pledged to work together on harmonizing the FCC’s privacy rules for broadband providers with the FTC’s standards for other online companies. Consumers will be best served by a consistent and easily understandable set of standards. Consumers’ privacy shouldn’t depend on which agency is charged with protecting it or the identity of the company that serves them. Consumers and internet companies alike deserve equal protection under the law.'”