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Oct 27, 2016

FTC Press Release - October 27, 2016: FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez Statement on the Federal Communications Commission’s Approval of New Broadband Consumer Privacy Rules

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Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez has issued the enclosed statement following the approval of new broadband consumer privacy rules by the Federal Communications Commission today:

“I am pleased that the Federal Communications Commission has adopted rules that will protect the privacy of millions of broadband users. The rules will provide robust privacy protections, including protecting sensitive information such as consumers’ social security numbers, precise geolocation data, and content of communications, and requiring reasonable data security practices. We look forward to continuing to work with the FCC to protect the privacy of American consumers.”
The Federal Trade Commission works to promote competition, and protect and educate consumers. You can learn more about consumer topics and file a consumer complaint online or by calling 1-877-FTC-HELP (382-4357).

FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez Statement on the Federal Communications Commission’s Approval of New Broadband Consumer Privacy Rules

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