Wendy Davis reports:
Maine’s new broadband privacy law is “an extreme outlier,” industry lobbying groups are telling a federal judge.
The law, slated for enforcement in August, requires internet service providers to obtain customers’ opt-in consent before using web-browsing data for ad targeting.
A coalition of broadband lobbying groups sued in February to block the law, arguing that it violates carriers’ First Amendment rights by restricting their ability to use information about customers.
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