Earlier in the day, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that will revoke the Clean Power Plan introduced by the Obama administration in 2015 to restrict greenhouse gas emissions at coal-fired USA power plants.
"Overwhelmingly, the American people do not agree with Republicans that this information should be sold, and it certainly should not be sold without your permission", said Pelosi, D-Calif.
And internet service providers have access not only to your searches and Facebook "likes", but also to every site you visit, every physical location you go to and every app you use.
"Most people can't simply walk away from their Internet service provider", says Neema Singh Guliani, legislative counsel at the ACLU.
The vote went along party lines, as in the Senate, in line with a view current among Republicans that the privacy protection rules, ordered in 2016 and scheduled to kick in later this year, was throttling innovation and competition.
Senate GOP needs Pence to break tie on family planning funds
With Republicans controlling the Senate 52-48, the Collins and Murkowski defections could have derailed the bill because Sen. The move allows states to restrict family planning grants to Planned Parenthood and other providers that perform abortions.
FCC chairman Ajit Pai praised the decision of Congress to overturn "privacy regulations created to benefit one group of favoured companies over another group of disfavoured companies".
Faso, R-Kinderhook, said he voted to keep the rule in place because "ultimately, it is consumers who have the right to decide how their information will be used". In addition to repealing the previously-enacted rules, the resolution prohibits the FCC from passing any new privacy restrictions to protect users.
Republicans repeatedly discounted the privacy benefits generated by the rule. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) have argued that the repeal of the broadband privacy rules will not leave Americans with less privacy protection than they have now, but Grant said this misses the point entirely.
Web surfers willing to pony up a few extra bucks for privacy can also purchase a VPN, or virtual private network, which encrypts traffic so browsing history can't be traced. They hope there isn't a call for more local providers that put consumers before profit.
Of course, as is often the case, the majority of those who voted in favor of this wholly unnecessary and invasive legislation did so because they themselves get paid by Internet service providers like Comcast and AT&T.
A third tweeted: " Game of thrones season 7 trailer looks wonderful , brilliant touch with Sit Down by James as the song for it". Ever since its release, it has a massive worldwide fan following and has bagged various awards over the last couple of years.
Both cases are, at their heart, about the scope of presidential authority. "We are very proud of our Democrats on the committee". The Democratic leader singled out Nunes for her criticism. "I've never seen behavior this freaky on the part of the chairman".
Unaffected by the act, the handler, Javon Stacks , continued to steer the animal around on the stage to entertain the crowd. Mike Epps is at the center of controversy after bringing a kangaroo onstage with him during a recent show ( video below).
Sindhu gave her best performance yet to beat Marin 21-19, 21-16 in a 46 minute summit clash, securing her first India Open title. Women doubles: 7-Shijo Tanaka and Koharu Yonemoto (Jpn) bt 3-Naoko Fukuman and Kurumi Yonao (Jpn) 16-21, 21-19, 21-10.
Manafort has dismissed the investigations as politically motivated and misguided and said he never worked for Russian interests. The work was described in interviews with people familiar with it and confidential business records obtained by the AP .
By bringing down the travel time between Jammu and Srinagar, the government hopes to save fuel worth Rs 27 lakh a day. The tunnel features transverse ventilation system, which supplies fresh air throughout the tunnel at all times.
Both sources spoke to Newsweek on the condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to speak to the press. FBI Director James Comey says the FBI doesn't consider how its decisions will affect politics.
Check Out First Look Trailer for Game of Thrones Season 7
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Derrick Rose Suffers Torn Meniscus, Out For The Season
The original diagnosis was a sore knee, and Rose had missed three consecutive games - including Sunday against the Celtics. It also caps a troubled first season in NY for the 2011 NBA MVP following his move from the Chicago Bulls past year .
West Indies roar back to win 3rd T20 easily
Kamran made 48 off 37 balls with four boundaries and two sixes while Babar scored 43 off 38 balls with three fours and a six. Lewis plundered 18 off medium-fast bowler Sohail Tanvir in the penultimate over.
Mnuchin says joke about 'Lego Batman Movie' was mistake
According to NBC News , the Secretary of the Department of Treasury sent a letter to the Office of Government Ethics Friday. At the end of the question-and-answer session on March 24, Mnuchin was asked to name a movie people should see.
Miami Open: Konta secures career-best win over Wozniacki
Now 25, the British hope racked up her third-straight win over the elder Williams sister to book that Wozniacki showdown. For Konta, the hardcourt star capitalized on her last chance on the surface as the clay and grass seasons approach.
United out to extend recent winning run against West Brom
United did not put a time line on his return, but having surgery suggests he will struggle to play again this season. The match continued in the same pattern after the break with West Brom soaking up United's timid attacking play.
Dem Rep. O'Rourke to Launch Bid For Cruz's Senate Seat
O'Rourke is still relatively unknown in Washington and in Texas, and El Paso has never produced a statewide elected official. The congressman could face a challenger from within his own party in the 2018 Democratic Party Primary as fellow Rep.
LeBron Tells LaVar Ball To Fall Back
After setting a UCLA single-season assists record, star freshman Lonzo Ball was named a first-team Associated Press All-American. LaVar Ball needs to distinguish whether he is trying to create a family business or a business family.
Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey Leaving Facebook
Facebook representatives declined to comment on Upload VR's inquiry as to whether Luckey's departure was voluntary. It looks like someone-executives at Oculus, Facebook, or Luckey himself-saw fit to make the separation permanent.