Regulatory Rumblings Archive

October 2016

The Fight Against the FCC’s Privacy Regulation Continues

Posted: Oct 25, 2016 2:45pm ET

For the past several months, ANA has been working extensively to protect the internet ecosystem and online economy from an overly-restrictive privacy proposal put forward by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The FCC’s plan, which is up for a vote on October 27, would severely harm digital marketers that collect and use data the FCC claims is “sensitive.”


Three Choices

Posted: Oct 17, 2016 12:30pm ET

We have explained several times in this blog why the FCC’s Broadband Privacy NPRM would be extraordinarily burdensome for the advertising community and consumers. Now the new Fact Sheet from Commissioner Wheeler provides a revised proposal and provides some additional information as to the path the FCC is hoping to chart regarding online privacy.


Look Before You Leap

Posted: Oct 5, 2016 10:30am ET

Last week, 20 minutes before the scheduled Commission meeting, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) postponed a scheduled vote on a proposal intended to create competition in the set-top box marketplace.