Repealing Broadband Privacy Rules

As expected, the House voted to roll back the online privacy rules created by the FCC under the previous administration. The Senate passed the bill last week, so now it just needs to be signed.

There’s an opinion piece by former FCC chair Tom Wheeler in the Times, and a regular news article about the vote. And here’s the EFF’s blog post about it.

This happened on the same day that Trump rolled back Obama’s climate change policies, which is undoubtedly a bigger problem, but I’d like to think I can be indignant and upset about both.

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