Privacy Protections for the Internet

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Privacy Protections for the Internet

This Bill has:
25% Democratic Support in the Senate
0% Democratic Support in the House

   






    



     This bill was introduced in the senate by senator Ed Markey. This bill has not yet been introduced in the house.
    This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to direct the FCC to promulgate customer privacy regulations that require telecommunications services, broadband Internet access services, and interconnected VoIP services to:
-notify a customer about the collection, use, and sharing of customer proprietary information
-obtain opt-in approval from a customer to use and share sensitive information about financial or health information, children, Social Security numbers, precise geolocation, content of communications, call detail information, web browsing or application usage history
-not refuse to serve a customer who does not consent to the use and sharing of their information for commercial purposes
House Bill: ---
Democratic Support:
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Senate Bill: S 878
Democratic Support  12
Introduced by:
Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] (Introduced 04/06/2017)
Status: 04/06/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation


Cosponsors: 


Bernie Sanders on Protecting our Privacy