FCC Approves New Consumer Privacy Rules for Broadband Access Providers

    View Authors October 2016

    On October 27, 2016, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) approved, by a 3-2 decision split along party lines, a controversial regulatory framework with new, more stringent privacy obligations governing the way in which broadband internet access service providers (ISPs) handle consumer information. For more information on this important ruling, please download the PDF above.