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"Friends don’t let friends get spied on.' – Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation and longtime advocate of privacy in technology.

It Happened: US Congress Votes to Eliminate ISP Privacy Rules

Your online privacy has been sold by your elected representatives in Washington.

The U.S. House of Representatives has just approved a “congressional disapproval” vote of privacy rules, which gives your ISP the right to sell your Internet history to the highest bidder. Congress has just given Big Cable an annual payday of between $35 billion and $70 billion. Of course, the “product” being sold is your personal information.

You can read the details and weep at:

When are YOUR elected representatives up for re-election?

Categories: Online Privacy & Security

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