Wednesday October 05, 2016

Google Argues Against Tougher Broadband Privacy Rules

This is certainly odd. Why would Google argue against tougher broadband privacy rules? I mean, why would Google have a problem disclosing what information they're collecting or providing an opt out tools to the public? wink

Google urged the FCC this week to steer clear of tougher privacy protections for broadband customers. Back in March the FCC voted to begin crafting new broadband privacy rules. The agency was prompted to action by bad behavior from the likes of AT&T (which had begun charging users a premium if they wanted to protect their privacy) and Verizon (which has begun modifying wireless data packets to track user behavior around the internet).