President rolls back Obama-era rules limiting the sharing of personal information.

By Reuters
April 3, 2017

President Donald Trump on Monday signed a repeal of Obama-era broadband privacy rules, the White House said.

Republicans in Congress last week narrowly passed the repeal of the privacy rules with no Democratic support and over the strong objections of privacy advocates.

The signing, disclosed in White House statement late on Monday, follows strong criticism of the bill, which is a win for AT&T, Comcast, and Verizon Communications.


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