How ISPs can sell your Web history—and how to stop them

The US Senate yesterday voted to discharge remoteness rules that would have forced ISPs to get your agree before offered Web browsing story and app use story to advertisers. Within a week, the House of Representatives could follow suit, and a manners authorized by a Federal Communications Commission final year would be separated by Congress.

So what has altered for Internet users? In one sense, zero altered this week, since the requirement to obtain patron agree before pity or offered information is not scheduled to take outcome until during slightest Dec 4, 2017. ISPs didn’t have to follow a manners yesterday or a day before, and they won’t ever have to follow them if a manners are eliminated.