Citizens raise money to buy lawmakers’ browsing histories once new law enables ISPs to sell them

Citizens raise money to buy lawmakers’ browsing histories once new law enables ISPs to sell them
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[Ed. – As usual, the real thing to be worried about is that this law will simply make it easy for the GOVERNMENT to buy your browsing history.]

Internet users are fighting back after Congress voted to block Obama-era internet privacy protections.

Two fundraising campaigns have so far raised more than $215,000 to purchase and reveal lawmakers’ browsing histories.

Actor Misha Collins, the star of television show “Supernatural,” has raised more than $63,000 on his GoFundMe page. More than 3,000 people have donated to the page, which has a goal of $500 million. …

Another activist from Tennessee has raised more than $152,000 from more than 9,800 people.

A bill on its way to President Trump’s desk would allow internet service providers (ISPs) to sell users’ data and Web browsing history.

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