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Telecom giants can finally stop caring about protecting your data
Mar 7, 2017 - ICT Monitor Worldwide

For a brief moment, the personal data you gave to Verizon, AT&T and Comcast was protected from their corporate whims. But last week, new Republican Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai suspended customer privacy protections put in place under the last FCC administration just last year.

The protections required internet service providers to get customer permission before they sold off customer data including emails and browser history. The regulations also forced companies to

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