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Hopefully FTC gets to do what it does best: Regulate privacy

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The Hill highlights CEI and Tech Freedom's coalition letter on the Federal Communication Commission's role in regulating broadband privacy. 

Of course, the new FCC chairman, Ajit Pai, has a fundamentally different worldview than his predecessor. It is a view that eschews the FCC's role in broadband privacy enforcement altogether, embraces the FTC's primary role and questions why broadband internet service providers are treated more harshly than technology companies operating on the edge.

Leading privacy experts at Tech Freedom and the Competitive Enterprise Institute, among others, believe the FCC should not be regulating broadband privacy, citing a flimsy statutory foundation under Title II of the Communications Act.

Read the full article at The Hill