Verso Group data hoarder fined by UK watchdog – A company that specialises in asking the public to take part in “surveys” in which the answers are then used to target respondents with unsolicited marketing calls has been fined.

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Remember when ISPs got Congress to strike down the FCC’s internet privacy rules so they could sell the details of your online activity to advertisers? Now Verizon is asking the FCC to pre-empt state privacy laws to ban the same thing.

So, remember earlier this year when lawmakers who take big bucks from companies like Comcast and Verizon voted to gut the FCC's internet privacy rules

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