The FCC has announced its agenda and panelists for its public workshop on protecting the privacy of consumers who use broadband Internet access services, which will be held on April 28.

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler will give opening remarks and Matt Blaze, Associate Professor of Computer and Information Science at the University of Pennsylvania, will provide an overview of the collection and use of broadband subscriber data.  In addition, the workshop will consist of two panels: (1) Privacy Implications Associated with Broadband Internet Access Services and (2) The Application of Section 222 of the Communications Act to Broadband Internet Access Services.

The workshop will begin at 10:00 am Eastern and will be held at FCC headquarters at 445 12th Street, S.W. in Washington, D.C.  A live webcast also will be available on the FCC’s webpage.