Trump voters were shocked that he signed the bill to sell their private browser history to ISPs. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian, the hosts of The Young Turks, tell you why they shouldn’t be surprised. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. “WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump signed a bill on Monday that repeals rules that would have banned telecom and cable companies from sharing customers’ personal information, including web browsing history, without their consent. But the vast majority of Americans—including Trump supporters—don’t think internet service providers should be allowed to share customers’ sensitive data without their permission at all, according to a HuffPost/YouGov survey published Monday. Prior to the president signing the bill into law, nearly three-fourths of Republicans and Democrats said they wanted him to veto it. “That allowing your [internet service provider] to share your most sensitive personal data is wildly unpopular across the political spectrum is no shock.” said Gigi Sohn, who previously served as counselor to former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler. ”Last year, the FCC gave Americans the tools to protect the privacy of their data, but congressional Republicans simply took those tools away,” she added. Republicans pushed through the resolution last month that overturns Obama administration rules banning internet service providers, or ISPs, from sharing or selling “sensitive” data, like web browsing history and Social Security numbers, without customers’ explicit permission. Companies also had to inform customers and law enforcement if a problematic data breach occurred. (The rules had not yet gone into effect.) Lawmakers used the Congressional Review Act, which bars agencies from writing a “substantially” similar rule after the original one has been overturned.” Read more here:…


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