The FCC Releases Final Consumer Broadband Privacy Rules

    View Authors November 2016
    On Wednesday, November 2 – just one week after adoption – the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) released its Consumer Broadband Privacy Report and Order (R&O). The R&O is substantial and rich in detail, clocking in at nearly 220 pages. Consistent with a previously released Fact Sheet, the R&O imposes significant restrictions on the use of sensitive customer proprietary information by retail broadband internet access service providers.