The Senate just voted to undo landmark rules covering your Internet privacy

US Senate lawmakers voted on March 22nd, to repeal a historic set of rules aimed at protecting consumers' online data from their own Internet providers, in a move that could make it easier for broadband companies to sell and share their customers' usage information for advertising purposes.

Country: Global

Domains: IG

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: broadband companies, online data, vote, US, ISP, advertising, consumer usage information, consumer protection

Posted on Friday 24 March 2017

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