Politics Apr 03

President Donald Trump signed a bill that walks back Obama-era regulations that would have forced internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon to ask customers' permission before they could use or sell much of their personal information. Photo by jamdesign/via Adobe
Trump signs bill blocking Obama-era rule over online privacy

After his press secretary blasted it as an example of rampant government overreach, President Donald Trump signed a bill into law Monday that could eventually allow internet providers to sell information about their customers' browsing habits.

The Federal Communications Commission has outlined a list of proposals it will discuss at a meeting later this month that span from ending the use of cellphones in prison to blocking robocalls -- one of the biggest issues for consumers.

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