By John Eggerton, Multichannel News Online, 3-28-17
In a victory for ISPs, advertisers and tech companies that had opposed the new FCC‘s broadband privacy rules, the House voted primarily along party lines 215 to 205 Tuesday (March 28) to repeal those rules, with only the President’s signature needed to make it official. More than a dozen Republicans voted against it.
The vote on the Congressional Review Act resolution of disapproval Tuesday (March 28) came after heated and sometimes loud debate, over the issue and even extended to talk about underwear size after Rep. Michael Capuano (D-Mass.) said that ISPs should not be able to sell online information on what size of underwear he buys to garment companies. » Read More