H.R. 2520: BROWSER Act of 2017

To require providers of broadband internet access service and edge services to clearly and conspicuously notify users of the privacy policies of such providers, to give users opt-in or opt-out approval rights with respect to the use of, disclosure of, and access to user information collected by such providers based on the level of sensitivity of such information, and for other purposes.

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Overview

Introduced:

May 18, 2017

Status:

Introduced on May 18, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on May 18, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Marsha Blackburn

Representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 18, 2017
Length: 13 pages

Prognosis:

7% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

May 18, 2017
 
Introduced

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Ordered Reported

 
Passed House (Senate next)

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2520 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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