What happened?

In a party-line vote, Republicans voted to roll back regulations passed during Obama’s terms that would have prevented Internet Service Providers from selling all your internet traffic information without your consent. The act was called “Restoring Internet Freedom,” but “Destroying Internet Privacy” would have been a more accurate title. Looking through the official filing’s comments (there are over 22 million of them) reveals that almost everyone is against this move. This is a move that should concern anyone who is concerned with civil liberties, privacy, or overreach from large institutions. The only winners here are the ISPs. Read More