US Senate votes to allow sale of people’s browsing history without consent | The Independent

The US Senate has voted to overturn internet privacy rules passed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) last October.  The rules were put in place to protect web users, banning internet service providers (ISPs) from sharing consumers’ web browsing data, including history and financial, health, communications and location information, without their prior approval. ISPs have a lot to gain from the Senate’s decision, which will almost certainly lead to them getting the green light to sell people’s web data to advertising companies without permission.

Source: US Senate votes to allow sale of people’s browsing history without consent | The Independent

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