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Telcos want Congress to draft net neutrality laws
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Worried it would have to deal with lots of state laws

AT&T has ordered its Republican minions in Congress to draft some net neutrality laws to fight off state laws which are being written now.

Facebook shows Congress how Russia gamed the 2016 election
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3,000 adverts on show

Facebook will turn over copies of political ads purchased by Russian sources to congressional lawmakers, who are investigating the country's potential interference in the 2016 US presidential election.

Internet activists raise funds to get Congress' web browsing history
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$253,000 raised since Thursday against reversal of privacy protections

On Wednesday, two fundraising campaigns managed to raise several hundred thousands of dollars in a bid to purchase and reveal lawmaker’ browsing histories on Capitol Hill following a reversal of Obama-era internet privacy protections against the open sale of peoples' web history.

Congress overturns Obama-era Internet privacy protections
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All customer generated web traffic is now accessible to advertisement firms

On Tuesday, the US House of Representatives voted to wipe away the Obama-era FCC’s landmark Internet privacy protections that limited what ISPs could do with information such as customer browsing habits, app usage history, location data, and social security numbers.

Better hope Obama vetos it


Signs point that way