Posted Apr. 17, 2017 at 2:25 p.m.

Premium Lock Telecom lobbying muscle leads to killing of privacy rules

Published: 2017-04-17 14:25:17
Updated: 2017-04-17 14:25:17

The Broadband Report

Republicans struck down Obama-era rules that would have imposed tight restrictions on what broadband companies such as Verizon, AT&T and Comcast could do with their customers' personal data. Digital-rights and consumer-advocacy groups such as the Electronic Frontier Foundation supported keeping the rules. But they were outmatched by telecom trade groups and lobbyists....

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