A new privacy proposal up for a vote this month will require broadband providers like Verizon and Comcast to get your permission before sharing with advertisers the websites or apps you've been using.
The revised proposal says broadband providers don't have to get permission from customers ahead of time to use some information deemed "non-sensitive," like names and addresses.
Federal regulators on Thursday proposed a broad new set of privacy rules for Internet providers, in a major bid to give Web users some of the same privacy protections online as they receive from their telephone providers. The govern...
Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler proposed new privacy regulations that would requite broadband Internet access service providers to obtain customer consent before collecting and using their data. The proposal w...
The agency is backing off an earlier proposal that would have imposed much stricter "opt-in" data collection requirements on broadband and wireless companies than internet companies like Facebook, Twitter, and Alphabet's Google.
Federal Communications Commission officials outlined details of a plan to impose tough new customer-privacy rules on Internet access providers, including a requirement to obtain customers’ permission to use their data in many cases.