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The House of Representative on Tuesday voted 215 to 205 kill the privacy rules, formulated by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), which were aimed at preventing internet service providers (ISPs) from selling their customers’ web browsing histories and app usage to advertisers.
On Sunday, two days before the Tuesday vote in the House to kill the FCC’s browsing privacy rules, Peter Eckersley, the Chief Computer Scientist for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Jeremy Gillula, EFF’s Senior Staff Technologist, posted the following notes on the EFF’s Deeplinks Blog:
Former Vice President Dick Cheney said Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election could be considered “an act of war.”
On 8 March, forty girls were killed in a fire at a home for abused youth in Guatemala. More than 800 children and adolescents were living in the home.