BIG BROTHER ALERT! US SENATE VOTES 50-48 TO ALLOW ISPS TO SELL YOUR INTERNET HISTORY
In the United States, there have long been talks regarding the privacy of Americans.
These talks often speak about the fact that Americans are not exactly enjoying their private time in any way because the government is constantly creating reasons to look into the privacy of others.
The government has indicated that they want access to everyone's information, but they often provide excuses to partake in this kind of behavior.
Given the recent events of terrorism and times where fear-mongering are more than likely at their highest, which creates some people to buy into the notion that this is a perfectly fine action to commit to.
This is simply just feeding off the fear of citizens who are ignorant to the truth at hand.
Despite the fact that government says they are looking to check the information of their citizens through things like Facebook or other forms of social media to check to make sure there is no illegal activity taking place, the government has been shown to be doing much more than scoping for criminal intent from the public.
They simply want the power to control everything and monitor anything that may oppose them, which can go as far as censoring people if they do not agree with their government.
This essentially goes against the Bill of Rights and is completely unconstitutional, so there is a lot of controversies that has been stirring and will continue to stir.
To add on to this lingering controversy, U.S. Congress has now made privacy even less of a priority with one of their recent votes.
The congress has recently voted in favor of revealing people's search engine history on the internet, so anything someone has looked at is now going to be seen through the eyes of the government.
It is probably true in that people have been scoping those sorts of things already and haven't been saying anything, however the fact that politicians are now publicly agreeing to something of this nature means that this is something that has already been occurring for some time now.
Essentially, companies that have had the protection of policy to avoid them from being able to provide government with history and app data usage are now going to be forced to relinquish this private data and give it to individuals who are supposedly going to look and protect the people, however this is probably not the case.
This has essentially undermined big businesses like the FCC.
The FCC has been known to be capable of censoring whatever they feel like it, however government is now taking this role and telling the FCC how to do their job, which just shows that government's power really has no limits and they essentially can completely overtake a country of over 300 million citizens if they truly wanted to.
All of the individuals who voted for this bill were republicans, however this is very odd as republicans are very against privacy invasion and have been vocal about such, so this has also created controversy about whether these people are truly republicans and are not all in this plan together to achieve more power and control over the people.
Ultimate, FCC will soon be indicating that any searches made on the internet are not protected by their policy.
Everyone will be at risk to be scoped by their very own government and perceived as a criminal.
This has long been hinted at being the case, but it is now becoming a reality.
People must realize that their government is not out for the problems of the people, they are simply looking for a way to advance their agenda and become richer and more powerful than ever before The 50 Senators that voted for S.J.Res 34 are:
Senator Roberts (R-KS)
Senator Lee (R-UT)
Senator Boozman (R-AR)
Senator Blunt (R-MO)
Senator Crapo (R-ID)
Senator Scott (R-SC)
Senator Cotton (R-AR)
Senator Hatch (R-UT)
Senator Capito (R-WV)
Senator Alexander (R-TN)
Senator Toomey (R-PA)
Senator Perdue (R-GA)
Senator Cochran (R-MS)
Senator Inhofe (R-OK)
Senator Ernst (R-IA)
Senator Lankford (R-OK)
Senator Collins (R-ME)
Senator Sullivan (R-AK)
Senator Thune (R-SD)
Senator McCain (R-AZ)
Senator Graham (R-SC)
Senator Wicker (R-MS)
Senator Grassley (R-IA)
Senator Burr (R-NC)
Senator Hoeven (R-ND)
Senator Tillis (R-NC)
Senator McConnell (R-KY)
Senator Heller (R-NV)
Senator Cruz (R-TX)
Senator Daines (R-MT)
Senator Portman (R-OH)
Senator Murkowsky (R-AK)
Senator Cassidy (R-LA)
Senator Flake (R-AZ)
Senator Johnson (R-WI)
Senator Rubio (R-FL)
Senator Corker (R-TN)
Senator Risch (R-ID)
Senator Gardner (R-CO)
Senator Young (R-IN)
Senator Barasso (R-WY)
Senator Moran (R-KS)
Senator Cornyn (R-TX)
Senator Enzi (R-WY)
Senator Kennedy (R-LA)
Senator Shelby (R-AL)
Senator Rounds (R-SD)
Senator Paul (R-KY)
Senator Isakson (R-GA)
The FCC broadband privacy rules are closer to ending – allowing your private internet history to be sold The Senators that voted for this have been lobbied by the telecoms and ISPs.
Those in support of this stripping of privacy rights have even filed with the FCC attempting to claim that web history and app data usage information is not sensitive information.
The EFF put it concisely: Senate Puts ISP Profits Over Your Privacy.
Now, the only chance to maintain the hard earned FCC broadband privacy rules lies in defeating H.J.Res 86, the House version of this resolution, which will likely be voted on in the House of Representatives within the next month.
It’s up to us to Save Broadband Privacy and make sure that we Don’t Let Congress Undermine Our Privacy.
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