FCC vote means Internet providers need permission to share your data

Under the new FCC rules, ISPs will have to inform consumers about what information is collected and how it is used and shared, and identify the types of entities with which the ISP shares the data. Most important, ISPs will be required to obtain consumers' permission — what the commission calls "opt-in consent" — to share the information.

Country: Global

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: opt-in consent, data protection, data sharing, data collection, FCC, ISP, Internet

Posted on Saturday 29 October 2016

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