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What about one privacy rule for the internet, everywhere?

What about one privacy rule for the internet, everywhere?

Written by on March 31, 2017 in Guest Blog with 1 Comment

President Trump is about to sign a law rolling back previous administration’s internet privacy rules. Wouldn’t it be lovely if we had a single global internet privacy law codifying how all participants should behave? It makes absolutely no sense to have a completely different set of regulations for the Google, Facebook or Netflix folks compared […]

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News highlights – 23 March

News highlights – 23 March

Written by on March 24, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 23 March Amazon wins $1.5 billion fight with the IRS (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc on Thursday won a more than $1.5 billion tax dispute with the Internal Revenue Service over transactions involving a Luxembourg unit more than a decade ago. Read more… Senate votes to repeal Obama privacy regulations WASHINGTON (Reuters) – […]

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FCC and FTC put last minute block on stricter privacy for ISPs over DSPs

FCC and FTC put last minute block on stricter privacy for ISPs over DSPs

Written by on March 2, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. regulators on Wednesday blocked some Obama administration rules on the eve of implementation, regulations that would have subjected broadband providers to stricter scrutiny than web sites face to protect customers’ private data. The reversal by the Trump administration’s U.S. Federal Communications Commission was a victory for internet providers such as […]

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FCC votes to implement tough new privacy rules for ISPs

FCC votes to implement tough new privacy rules for ISPs

Written by on October 27, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday voted 3-2 to adopt new privacy rules that will subject broadband internet service providers to more stringent requirements than websites like Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc or Alphabet Inc’s Google. The rules will force companies like AT&T Inc, Verizon Communications Inc and Comcast Corp to get consumer consent […]

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