US Politics in Trump era Public date: 19.09.2019 21:40:40

Publisher: The Verge

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30 Mar 2017

The 265 members of Congress who sold you out to ISPs, and how much it cost to buy them

Republicans in Congress just voted to reverse a landmark FCC privacy rule  that opens the door for ISPs to sell customer data. Lawmakers provided  no credible reason for this being in the interest of Americans, except for vague platitudes about “consumer choice” and “free markets,” as if consumers at the mercy of their local internet monopoly are craving to have their web history quietly sold to marketers and any other third party willing to pay.
Republicans in Congress just voted to reverse a landmark FCC privacy rule  that opens the door for ISPs to...

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