• Safi Bello

AT&T and Comcast say they weren’t invading your privacy in the first place

Recode -------- To skeptical web users, two votes on Capitol Hill to scrap the FCC’s online privacy rules amount to a major handoff of consumers’ most sensitive personal information to the likes of AT&T, Comcast, Charter and Verizon. To those internet providers, however, the groundswell of criticism they’re facing on social media this week is entirely the stuff of hyperbole. Two companies, Comcast* and AT&T, each tried on Friday to mount a defense of their intense lobbying campaign to undo the FCC’s rules, which would have required the industry to seek customers’ permission before collecting consumers’ web browsing history and selling that to third parties, like advertisers. President Donald Trump is expected to sign the reversal into law in the coming days. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.

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