The bill will allow broadband providers to continue to share customers’ web browsing history and other personal data with marketers without first getting permission.
“We do not sell our broadband customers’ individual web browsing history,” Gerard Lewis, Comcast’s deputy general counsel, wrote.
The broadband providers, weighing into the heated issue on customers’ privacy and data collection, all said Friday they’ve never collected and sold customer data, unless explicitly allowed to do so by a customer.
That policy expressly states that AT&T “will not sell your personal information to anyone, for any purpose.
The FCC, under former President Barack Obama, in October enacted rules that required broadband providers to get their customers’ consent before they could share “sensitive” information about them with marketers and other third parties.
Newhouse defends internet privacy vote, says FCC rule missed social media and other platforms
0:13WATCH: Man attempts to get into car in Richland
collected by :John Locas