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The US Senate has voted to overturn consumer-friendly internet privacy rules that would have prevented internet providers from sharing your web browsing history without permission. U.S. Senate Says ISPs Can Share Your Browsing History Without Permission [theverge.com]
What makes this reversal particularly damaging is that it wonít just undo these privacy rules, but itíll prevent the FCC from passing similar privacy rules in the future. That means that the FCC wonít be able to pass strict privacy rules again, even if opinions change in Congress.
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The U.S. House voted on Tuesday 215-205 to repeal regulations requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers' privacy than websites like Alphabet Inc's Google or Facebook Inc. Congress sends White House repeal of broadband privacy rules [reuters.com]
[edited by: not2easy at 6:57 pm (utc) on Mar 29, 2017]
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