Congress allows companies to sell your browsing history whether you like it or not
What little privacy there is on the internet is going to take a major hit as Congress has passed a resolution making it legal for internet providers to sell your web browsing history. President Trump is expected to sign it into law.
The House of Representatives passed the resolution overturning an Obama administration FCC rule that would require getting your permission first. The rules also required said internet providers to protect that data from hackers and inform you of any breaches. This overturns the Obama era privacy rules requiring internet companies to get your permission first and to protect your data from hackers and notify you of any breaches.
This will be a major loss for consumers as broadband providers like Comcast, AT&T will be able to sell your personal information to the highest bidder without your permission. That means someone is profiting off your personal information and you're not getting any of it. It also means be careful where you go online because big brother is not only watching but making a few buck in the process.
This takes George Orwell's "1984" to a whole new level.
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