Pay-for-privacy plans won't be banned, but ISPs face new opt-in requirements.
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.
A new privacy proposal would require broadband providers to ask for your permission before sharing your personal information
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 broad...
Federal telecommunications regulators offered a scaled-back version of their broadband consumer privacy rules, after widespread criticism of an earlier version from internet providers and other firms.