FAQ: What just happened to online privacy?

The internet sure seems mad about something.

You’re not kidding.

More than usual, that is.

You’re right. President Trump just signed a bill into law that rolls back internet privacy protections enacted by the previous administration, and that has made things just a little angry around the ol’ internet.

What kind of privacy rules are we talking about here?

The previous iteration of the Federal Communications Commission created new rules last October for ISPs which stipulated that those ISPs would be required to seek customer permission before selling things like browser history data to advertisers for targeting purposes.

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Source: http://www.cio.com

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