FCC to Telecoms: Explain Privacy Protection or Pay Up



Longtime phone privacy advocate Chris Hoofnagle, who heads the Information Privacy Programs at University of California at Berkeley's Law and Policy Center, thinks the FCC is laying the groundwork for actually doing something about rogue data selling and pre-texting.

"The agency will start its enforcement actions by ensuring that all carriers are filing a security plan, and then will move on to evaluating the substance of the security plans," Hoofnagle said, via email.