In a 215-205 vote, largely along party lines, House Republicans prevailed in their push to cancel regulations that would have required internet providers to seek a customer’s permission before collecting their sensitive private data, such as web-browsing history, and sharing it with third parties like advertisers.
All that it requires now; a signature from the capitalist poster-child King Drumpf.
What an absolutely sad turn of events for the American people, as if their President wasn’t bad enough already. Zero privacy, cogs in an advertising machine courtesy of their elected government.
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