Trump signs bill blocking online privacy regulation

Washington • President Donald Trump has signed a bill into law that could eventually allow internet providers to sell information about their customers’ browsing habits. The bill scraps an online privacy regulation issued in October by the Federal Communications Commission to give consumers more control over how companies like Comcast, AT&T and Verizon share information. But critics have argued that the rule would stifle innovation and pick winners and losers among internet companies. The regula...

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