FCC To Consider Rules That Would Make ISPs Get Permission To Share Your Personal Info
There’s a reason they call this century the information age: everything is data, data, data. And today, the FCC announced a proposal that would regulate how ISPs — over which all that data flows — have to get your permission to collect and share all that juicy, valuable information. FCC chairman Tom Wheeler announced the proposal in a blog posting on the Huffington Post today. As the fact sheet explains (PDF), the proposal isn’t so much about what ISPs can do, as what they have to tell you.