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"Gutting these privacy rules won't just allow Internet Service Providers to spy on us and sell our personal information, it will also enable more unconstitutional mass government surveillance", said Evan Greer, a campaign director at digital rights group Fight for the Future, in a statement.
Last week, the Senate in a 50-48 vote made a decision to repeal regulations that demand ISPs to do more to protect user data than tech companies like Google or Facebook.
Update: The House of Representatives has now passed the same resolution by a vote of 215-205, sending the bill to the President.
"Today's action is another step to remove unnecessary rules and regulations that handicap economic growth and innovation, and moves the country one step closer to ensuring that consumers' private information is protected uniformly across the entire internet ecosystem", said USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter.
Leading Democrat Nancy Pelosi said the Republican-led effort was putting profits over the privacy concerns of Americans.
During floor debate, she said "Republicans want this (private) information to be sold without your permission". The new bill not only strikes down the current rules, but forces the FCC to never attempt this kind of regulation again.
Thirteen Republicans voted against the bill and nine House lawmakers abstained from voting.
Apple has released a new low-cost iPad
In a slew of announcements on Tuesday, Apple announced a new 9.7-inch iPad that will start at Rs 28,900, replacing the iPad Air 2. I spend most of my time on my MacBook Pro or iPhone so a $329 iPad feels more appropriate for my own casual use.
After passing the Senate days before, the repeal of the FCCs privacy rules today passed through the House of Representatives.
Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai said in a statement that previous year, the FCC had pushed through, on a party-line vote, privacy regulations created to benefit one group of "favoured companies over another group of disfavoured companies".
If the new resolution goes into effect, the burden will be placed on consumers to opt out of such data practices - something many Internet users aren't aware of.
Critics said the repeal would weaken consumers' privacy protections. But thanks to the ISP's classification as a "common carrier" (the same as airlines or railways), they are exempt from the Federal Trade Commission's privacy rules, which apply to most other industries.
Internet service providers will now be able to sell customer data to the highest bidder and compete with companies like Google and Facebook which use such data to target online advertising. While regulators under President Barack Obama had moved to limit the power of Internet providers - by restricting what they could do with customer information, and curbing their ability to block websites or slow down certain types of content - momentum appears to be moving in the opposite direction. In 2013, AT&T launched a program to charge customers who refused to give their data to advertisers $29 more a month, but it dropped the program shortly before the FCC confirmed its privacy rules. "And the major difference here is that your internet provider sees everything". He also said that responsibility for regulating Internet providers should fall to the FTC.
The measure overturns the rules under the Congressional Review Act - a 1996 law that allows federal lawmakers to vacate recent agency decisions.
Maryland committed 21 turnovers (They committed 19 total in the first two rounds) and didn't make a three-point field goal. But Kansas might be getting better. "But my legacy is going to be about other things, at least as far as I'm concerned".
In a vacuum, this loss was more about matchups and miss-seeds than it was an indictment on the Villanova program. Zach Bush is in his last season at Wichita State and has seemingly seen everything the Shockers have faced.
He continued: "When you approach one game and are ten games in a row winning or in a good mood it is not special". Would I have been disappointed after going out of the Champions League? Yes. "It is a no-ending job".
It's hard to see Honduras scoring in this match , but at this point, nothing is off the table in a wacky cycle for the USA . As a result , 34-year-old veteran Clint Dempsey may find his way back into the Team USA starting XI.
Assemblyman Brindisi says he's hearing the state could lose between three and six billion if the affordable care act is repealed. The Republican plan will leave 2.7 million New Yorkers without healthcare and cut $4.7 billion from the state's Medicaid budget.
Woods was in Clemson earlier this year when the Tar Heels were at Littlejohn Coliseum. "It was a high-level game", Pinson said. The Wolfpack got the matchup they expected against the Longhorns on Sunday with a trip to the Sweet Sixteen on the line .
WHO HAD A BAD RACE: Mercedes looked unable to answer Ferrari's pace, with Hamilton seeming uncomfortable in the Mercedes W08. Sunday's season-opening Australian Grand Prix gave Formula One the changing of the guard it had so desperately yearned for.
Justin Jackson finished with 19 points and also played tough defense on Monk, limiting him to 10 shots and 12 points. Jackson will shoot better from the perimeter, and both Dorsey and Brooks will go dry from three-point territory.
North Carolina's big first half held up as the Tar Heels drilled Butler, 92-80, in Sweet 16 action from FedEx Forum in Memphis. Johnathan Motley led the Bears with 18 points, but 10 of those came late in the game with the Bears facing a 20-point deficit.
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CT 86, UCLA 71 • After watching UConn's dominance mostly from the bench for three seasons, Saniya Chong finally made her mark. The Elite Eight matchup with OR is about more than just winning for Kansas senior forward Landen Lucas , it's about pride.
No. 1 Gonzaga advances in NCAA tournament
Xavier has been scoring 1.21 points per possession in the tournament, and the team is making 63 percent of their two-point shots. Fans lustily booed Kentucky coach John Calipari in his first game in Memphis since leaving in April 2009 for the Wildcats.
UNC Tar Heels Top Butler in the Sweet 16, 92-80
Greg Gard is in his second year as head coach of the Badgers, and he's made it to the Sweet 16 for the second time. Kentucky actually beat the Tar Heels in this stat in Las Vegas 39-35 and will need a similar effort.
Counties lose population in latest US Census estimate
Job growth dropped off in the fall, leading Harvey to worry low unemployment was stifling the region's ability to grow. The majority of counties in IL saw declines, and overall population dropped by more than 37,500 from 2015 to 2016.
What Gorsuch says about Trump, abortion, travel ban
I will say this: "It will go back to the states, and the states will then make a determination", Trump said at the time. Gorsuch said several cases in which he had ruled for corporations over workers "don't represent the body of my work".
FBI probing Russian connections to Trump
Asked about Trump's summation of the hearing, Comey demurred. "This tweet has gone out to millions of Americans", Himes said. He also said he could not say how long the investigation would take but would "follow the facts wherever they lead".
Butler beats MTSU, gets back to Sweet 16
More Information For more on college basketball, follow Tom Davis on Twitter at Tom101010 and on Facebook at Thomas Davis. That is higher than the Big Ten, the Southeastern Conference and the Pac-12 (ranking fourth through sixth, respectively).