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After multiple data breaches, the FCC proposes new data breach rules for carriers

January 14, 2022

The FCC proposed a new set of rules for carriers to follow in the event of a data breach (via The Verge). The FCC proposed eliminating the current seven-day waiting time for customers to be notified of a data breach and mandating that carriers begin notifying their customers even if an inadvertent data breach occurs. Furthermore, the FCC also proposed that carriers inform the Commission of all reportable data breaches.

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