"Windstream seeks broad declarations about every possible conflict that has occurred or could occur in the future," the judge wrote in an order dismissing the carrier's suit.
The FTC recently warned around 90 Instagram influencers to disclose paid promotions.
"If the results below were to prevail, a vast new avenue of litigation abuse and vast new opportunities to suppress First Amendment rights would open up," the Internet Association warns the California Supreme Court.
"I dearly hope ... we don't rush to unwind the basic protections that now protect our economic liberty and the open Internet," FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny said.
Jeff Flake, who introduced the resolution that scrapped broadband privacy rules, fielded some angry complaints Thursday night at a boisterous town hall meeting.
Tech companies are increasingly getting hit with class-action complaints for sending text messages to consumers, according to the trade group Internet Association.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai's plan to repeal the net neutrality rules isn't sitting well with Silicon Valley.
Republicans in Congress who backed a repeal of the broadband privacy rules are now asking the FCC to police Internet service providers' data policies.
The repeal of the broadband privacy rules highlights the need to restore the FTC's power to police AT&T, the agency says.
The Trump administration is trying to unmask the operators of the account @Alt-USCIS, which criticizes the president's immigration policies.