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FCC will accept comments for 90 days on proposal to transfer ISP data authority to FTC

May 19, 2017 |
Joshua Higgins
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The Federal Communications Commission will receive public comments for 90 days on a proposed rulemaking replacing the Obama era net-neutrality order and transferring oversight of internet service provider consumer data security and privacy to the Federal Trade Commission.

The commission during a meeting Thursday decided on a 2-1 vote to move forward with Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal to replace the net-neutrality order by reclassifying ISPs as Title I information services rather than Title II utilities, which are subject to stricter...

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