This segment originally aired March 29, 2017, on VICE News Tonight on HBO.House Republicans voted Wednesday to block a rule passed in the last month of Obama’s presidency restricting internet service providers’ collection and sale of users’ data. The development caused many on the internet — including those on Reddit’s pro-Trump subreddit — to become concerned about their internet privacy, which is now in the hands of the person who understands the internet best: President Trump.
Yesterday on the Internet: Turns out Trump supporters care about internet privacy
On Wednesday, House Republicans voted to block Obama-era rules about information privacy for internet service providers. Now, the future of online privacy is in the very capable hands of one President Donald J. Trump.