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March 15, 2016 — In addition to this week's NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers Weekly News Digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. Watch for additional coverage to appear in the next print issue of Information Today. For other up-to-the-minute news, check out ITIís Twitter account: @ITINewsBreaks.

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The Government Weighs In on Web Privacy

According to The Washington Post, federal regulators “proposed a broad new set of privacy rules for Internet providers, in a major bid to give Web users some of the same privacy protections online as they receive from their telephone providers.” These providers, such as Verizon, Comcast, or T-Mobile, would be limited in how they can handle their subscribers’ personal information, such as their browsing habits and the apps they use.

“If approved, the rules would significantly expand the Federal Communications Commission’s role as a privacy watchdog, giving it new ways to oversee an industry that increasingly relies on customer data as a source of business,” the article states.

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