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Here Are the Republicans Who Sold Out Your Online Privacy to the Broadband Industry

A public service message from Motherboard.
March 29, 2017, 6:01pm

House Republicans voted on Tuesday to allow internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, and AT&T to sell your private data to the highest bidder for tracking and marketing purposes.

The House action follows a similar vote in the Senate last week. President Trump is expected to sign the measure, which will kill FCC rules requiring ISPs to obtain "opt-in" consent from consumers before using or selling sensitive user data, including online browsing activity, mobile app data, and the contents of emails and online chats.

As a public service, Motherboard is publishing the names of the GOP lawmakers who voted for the privacy rollback, which consumer advocates called a shameful corporate give-away to the nation's largest broadband companies.

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