FCC Adopts New Privacy Rules

July 2002
Venulex Legal Summaries;2002 Q3, p1
The article summarizes some key provisions of the customer proprietary network information (CPNI) rules issued by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on July 25, 2002. The rules allow a carrier to use an opt-out approach to obtain customer consent to the CPNI sharing within the company and joint venture partners. The rules continue to require opt-in consent for disclosure of CPNI to third parties and carrier affiliates that do not provide communications-related services.


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