In a recent public notice, the FCC announced that it is seeking comments on privacy issues raised by the Center for Democracy and Technology. The notice states:
The Center for Democracy and Technology recently filed a letter with significant questions about
the use of personal information and privacy in an online, broadband world.3 The Commission seeks
public comment on the questions and topics raised by the Center for Democracy and Technology in its letter, available at: http://webapp01.fcc.gov/ecfs/document/view.action?id=7020365402, and attached to this Public Notice.
Further, the Commission seeks further comment on how tobest meet consumer expectations of privacy, including the following points:
- What principles and standards should be considered to help articulate existing consumer expectations of privacy?
- What can federal agencies do to help ensure that consumer expectations of privacy are met as new technologies platforms are developed?
- Are there industry best practices or regulatory models that are useful in helping to ensure that can be adapted across technology platforms to ensure that users are protected while allowing for the proper use of personal information?
Comments should be to the FCC by March 26, 2010.