How to protect your data after Congress’ repeal of privacy rules

The House’s decision to revoke the FCC’s broadband privacy rules can be huge deal for the future of your digital life. The decision effectively puts your data at the mercy of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) with little or no oversight. This means ISPs will be virtually free to market and monetize your data without explicitly obtaining your consent beforehand. In order to collect your data effectively, they will likely take measures that will undermine your security. By doing so, they will make it easier for hackers and malicious users to target you. With an increasing number of connected devices and…

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