In March the FCC adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to create privacy rules for broadband service providers. While the FCC and its supporters argue that these proposed rules will spur increased broadband use and investment through the “virtuous cycle,” many in the industry are concerned about overly prescriptive rules and the creation of an unfair playing field for broadband providers in the digital marketing place. In this podcast, John Heitmann, Kelley Drye’s communications practice group chair, explains the history and motivations behind the FCC’s recent action, and walks through the proposal’s key provisions.

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