Trump’s FCC and Republicans Ready to Roll Back Broadband Privacy Rules

Andrew Orr In the News

Certain Republican senators are preparing a resolution that cancels broadband privacy rules that require ISPs to protect customers’ on data. The regulations passed in October require home and mobile ISPs to obtain opt-in consent from consumers. Once the consumer opts-in, the ISP can web browsing data and other private information with third-parties like advertisers and market research agencies. ISP Privacy Rules Already Under Attack Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) said that “he plans to introduce a resolution that would roll back the FCC’s broadband policy rules via the Congressional Review Act (CRA), …

30 Ways to Protect Your Privacy Online

Mathew Sayer Informative Internet Guides

Privacy! In the age of the predictive-retrospective-biopolitical-panopticon, how do you keep hold of those slivers of solitude? You read our big bumper list and take action, that’s how. LiquidVPN’s 30 Tips to Enhance your Privacy On Think passphrase, not password. Obligatory XKCD and Ed explaining it for you. Treat your passphrase like your toothbrush. Keep it to yourself and change it every three months. Use a passphrase manager. Let’s keep this honesty thing going, how often do you re-use your terrible password? It’ll help keep each site compartmentalized, so if …

International Spotlight France: ne pas utiliser un vpn gratuit

Mathew Sayer Informative Internet Guides

France is next in our International Spotlight series.  The country has one of the biggest economies and populations in the European Union. France has wide internet penetration. The country is facing threats from Islamic extremists and a growing reactionary far-right movement. State-based internet censorship and surveillance are on the rise. Plus the neoliberal data factories are just as at home in France as the US. France’s State of Emergency Following the deadly attacks in Paris Friday 13 November a state of emergency. These powers were to last for 12 days. …