By John Eggerton, Broadcasting & Cable Online, 9-3-19
The Federal Trade Commission has revised and refined its list of broadband companies it is collecting info from related to their online privacy practices.
Back in March, the FTC announced it was studying how broadband companies “collect, retain, use, and disclose information about consumers and their devices.”
While ISPs have been pointing out that Edge providers basically operate in a regulation-free zone when it comes to how they handle user info, the FTC issued “orders” to seven ISPs – AT&T, AT&T Mobility, Comcast (Xfinity), Google Fiber Inc., T–Mobile US Inc., Verizon, and Cellco Partnership (Verizon Wireless) – to get a handle on how they handle that info. » Read More