Senate Republicans Vote to Allow ISPs to Sell Your Browsing History

Another Common Sense Obama Regulation Bites the Dust

The Republican-led Senate “took the first step Thursday toward blocking rules that would restrict how some big tech companies share and sell your personal data, a prospect that digital activists said would be a huge loss for online privacy,” NBC News reports.

“On a party-line vote of 50-48, the Senate passed a joint resolution that would bar the Federal Communications Commission from enforcing rules it approved last year — when it was under Democratic control — that sought to ban internet service providers like cable and cellphone companies from selling your data without your consent.”

“The measure would have to pass the House and be signed by President Donald Trump before it could become law.”

UPDATE: House Votes To Allow Internet Service Providers To Sell, Share Your Personal Information (Source: CONSUMERIST)

UPDATE: Trump signs repeal of U.S. broadband privacy rules (Source: Reuters)

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