The Senate Commerce Committee is scheduled to vote Wednesday on FCC nominee Nathan Simington, who 's best known for advocating for rules to weaken Section 230.
Despite pushback from the ad industry, Apple plans to move forward early next year with new privacy settings that will require app developers to obtain users' consent before tracking for ad purposes.
It will be "very hard" for FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to move forward with new rules for Section 230 before President-Elect Joe Biden takes office, FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks says.
"Every American deserves the same privacy rights, enforced by the Federal Trade Commission rather than a balkanized collection of state privacy regulators," Leigh Freund, president and CEO of the Network Advertising Initiative, stated Thursday.
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