US House also votes to repeal broadband privacy rules

Wednesday 29 March 2017 | 08:58 CET | News
The US House of Representatives has voted to repeal the FCC's broadband privacy rules, following a similar vote the week before by the Senate, Reuters reported. The White House said on 28 March that President Donald Trump strongly supports the repeal of the rules, approved by the FCC in October and set to go into effect in March. The FCC earlier this month delayed the data rules from taking effect. Under the rules, internet providers would need to obtain consumer consent before using precise geolocation, financial information, health information, children's information and web browsing

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Companies: Comcast / FCC / Verizon Communications
Countries: United States
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