Sunday, February 18, 2018
Yes, There Are Other Laws That Protect Privacy, But FCC's Rules Were Still Helpful | Techdirt
Yes, There Are Other Laws That Protect Privacy, But FCC's Rules Were Still Helpful | Techdirt: "As we noted, it's an unfortunate exaggeration (pushed by some well meaning folks) to say that ISPs will now be packaging up and selling individuals' specific browsing history. That's just not true. Some people responded to us by noting that just because that's not how the ad market works today, it doesn't mean that won't change. But... that's probably not the case. Don't get me wrong: getting rid of these privacy rules is still a really bad idea, but let's look a little deeper at what ISPs can't do, before we explain why those privacy rules are still important."