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Internet and Consumer Advocacy Groups Urge the FCC to Use Its Authority to Safeguard Online Privacy


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Internet and Consumer Advocacy Groups Urge the FCC to Use Its Authority to Safeguard Online Privacy

FreePress

WASHINGTON - On Wednesday, 59 U.S. digital rights, consumer advocacy and privacy organizations submitted a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler calling for strong rules to protect the privacy and data security of broadband users. The signers, which include ACLU, EFF, Free Press, Public Citizen and Public Knowledge, also encouraged the agency to work in coordination with the Federal Trade Commission to safeguard users against the unauthorized sharing of their online data.

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