It’s a dark day for Internet privacy, and this is a battle we lost. It’s all over except for the President signing it. Brian Fung reports:
House Republicans voted overwhelmingly Tuesday, by a margin of 215-205, to repeal a set of landmark privacy protections for Web users, issuing a sweeping rebuke of Internet policies enacted under the Obama administration. It also marks a sharp, partisan pivot toward letting Internet providers collect and sell their customers’ Web browsing history, location information, health data and other personal details.
Read more on the Washington Post.
You can see how your Representative voted here. If you never checked on how your Senator voted, you can find that roll call here. Not happy with how the folks you elected voted? Start working for those who will run against them the next time they’re up for re-election.