Goodbye internet privacy, we hardly knew you


As President Donald J. Trump’s systematic dismantling of 21st century public policy continues, we pause a moment to mourn the death of a set of broadband interent privacy principals that will never see the light of day.

On this day in 2017, President Donald J. Trump is scheduled to sign a bill that stamps out the small embers of the Federal Communication Commission’s rules for “Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services.”

Enacted in the waning days of the Barack Obama presidency, the rules were set to take effect in early 2017.

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