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Senate votes to kill privacy rules guarding your online info – Miami Herald


Miami Herald

Senate votes to kill privacy rules guarding your online info
Miami Herald
The Senate voted to kill Obama-era online privacy regulations , a first step toward allowing internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell your browsing habits and other personal information as they expand their own online ad businesses.
Senate Moves to Permanently Kill the FCC's Broadband Privacy RulesYahoo News


Congress Moves to Strike Internet Privacy Rules From Obama EraNew York Times
American internet users are freaking out about losing rights to their browser historyNEWS.com.au
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SoundCloud Gets A Lifeline: $70 Million In Debt Financing

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Students At Howard University Demand Resignation Of White Professor Who Promoted A Mock Slave Auction

The Mecca of HBCU’s Howard University is facing a campus dispute between students and a white professor. On March 9th the unnamed white professor took the opportunity to humiliate one of the Black students during a lecture on Frederick Douglass. To thuroughly show what occurred during slavery, the professor participated in a live interaction. The professor […] … Read More Students At Howard University Demand Resignation Of White Professor Who Promoted A Mock Slave Auction