by Josh Centers
The Republican majorities in the United States House and Senate have voted to roll back Obama-era privacy rules for ISPs. The legislation is now headed to President Trump, who has indicated that he will sign it.
The rules set down by the Federal Communications Commission would have restricted your Internet service provider from collecting and selling your Internet browsing history to support advertising networks.
- Republican Senators just sold your privacy to the highest bidder (thenextweb.com)
- Donald Trump is now your last hope for the most basic internet privacy rules (mashable.com)
- Republicans Give Donald Trump Chance To Roll Back Internet Privacy Protections (business2community.com)
- The White House is eager to sign broadband privacy deregulation into law (feedproxy.google.com)
- Senate Votes To Let Internet Providers Sell Your Info To Advertisers (newsy.com)
- Republicans Just Voted to Allow Internet Companies to Sell Your Browsing History (time.com)
- U.S. lawmakers roll back internet privacy rules for ISPs (rappler.com)
- Ajit Pai Hits User Privacy – U.S. Senate Votes to Roll Back FCC’s Privacy Protections (wccftech.com)