CCAGW Annual Ratings

Broadband Privacy Disapproval – Passage


Passage of the joint resolution that would disapprove and nullify a Federal Communications Commission rule that requires broadband internet service providers to obtain affirmative permission from customers to use or share their sensitive information, such as web browsing history, geolocation information, content of communications and Social Security numbers; to take reasonable measures to secure customer information; and to notify customers, the commission and law enforcement when a data breach occurs that could result in harm.

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House Vote 202
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Vote Results: 
Passed (thus cleared for the president) 215-205 : R 215-15; D 0-190