Tag Archives: internet

The FCC’s Upcoming Privacy Rules and the Fragmentation of Internet Regulation

by Daniel Deacon — Wednesday, Mar. 16, 2016

Last week, the Federal Communications Commission announced that it would soon release an NPRM on consumer privacy. According to the Commission’s “fact sheet,” the Notice will propose a number of requirements on broadband Internet Service Providers, including an obligation not to share customer information with non-affiliated services without first obtaining the customer’s express consent. I […]

Cabining FCC Jurisdiction to avoid Mission Creep

by Gus Hurwitz — Saturday, July 11, 2015

Daniel Deacon’s recent post and his essay in the Administrative Law Review raise several interesting – and potentially concerning, which is not to say wrong – points. Importantly, even though the vagaries of publication mean that his essay focuses on the FCC’s use of Section 706 to implement its Open Internet rules, whereas the FCC […]