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Commission Data Breach Rules Effective March 13

The FCC’s data breach notification rules, approved by commissioners 3-2 in December (see 2312130019), are effective March 13, said a notice for Monday’s Federal Register. Commissioners made several changes to the proposed rules before adoption (see 2312220054). “The Commission’s breach…

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notification rule provides an important protection against improper use or disclosure of customer data, helping to ensure that carriers are held accountable and providing customers with the tools to protect themselves in the event that their data is compromised,” the notice said.