Friday, March 31, 2017

After killing online privacy, the US is out to slay net neutrality

Earlier this week, Congress voted to allow ISPs to collect and sell your private information to third parties without your consent. That’s a huge win for broadband companies. Now, they’re about to score again. The New York Times reports that the Trump administration has set its sights on Obama-era net neutrality rules, which were approved in 2015 to ensure that all internet traffic in the US is treated equally and delivered the same way by ISPs. White House spokesman Sean Spicer said that President Trump had “pledged to reverse this overreach,” referring to the previous administration reclassifying internet services as…

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