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Client Alert: Verizon Privacy Settlement Signals FCC’s Growing Privacy Focus

The Federal Communications Commission announced on September 3, 2014 a settlement with Verizon that is the largest pure privacy forfeiture in FCC history.  In this alert the authors, Mary Ellen Callahan, Sam Feder, John Flynn and David Didion explain the significance of the FCC’s Customer Proprietary Network Information (CPNI) data protection rules.