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Cablers Raise Concerns on Draft Data Breach Rules

NCTA representatives raised concerns about proposed data breach reporting requirements, set for a Dec. 13 FCC commissioner vote. The filing was the first in the data breach docket since the draft order was circulated (see 2311220047). “By expanding both the…

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data covered by the rules and the types of harms that might trigger reporting and notification, the proposed regime would substantially increase the volume of reporting and customer notifications, lead to considerable notice fatigue by customers, and unnecessarily increase the burdens on providers, without producing any meaningful benefit or valuable insight to the Commission or other federal agencies,” said the filing, posted Wednesday in docket 22-21. NCTA met with aides to Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel and Commissioner Anna Gomez, joined by representatives of Comcast, Charter Communications and Cox Enterprises.