Should Internet companies have to ask your permission before selling your Internet browsing history

March 24, 2017, 6:04 am

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The debate "Should Internet companies have to ask your permission before selling your Internet browsing history" was started by Nemiroff on March 24, 2017, 6:04 am. 24 people are on the agree side of this discussion, while 3 people are on the disagree side. People are starting to choose their side. It looks like most of the people in this community are on the agreeing side of this statement.

Nemiroff posted 3 arguments, neveralone posted 4 arguments to the agreers part.


PsychDave, Your_dad, thereal, braymus17, redstar, neveralone, ototoxic, MrShine, Thepanther, wayneSPEC, EthanTReilly, makson, Diogenes_of_Sinope, SirIntegra and 10 visitors agree.
3 visitors disagree.

they won't need permission after this. they could simply get bored and look up ur history and sell it without u ever knowing. I read that this will happen because of a repeal of a Obama committee thing. I would say this is one thing I agree with Obama.

2 years ago
Nemiroff
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you are right, but is it reasonable to expect people to read that, especially amid a busy life? I'm not saying people should be liable... I'm saying the whole situation is more than a little ridiculous.

do you agree?

2 years ago

Well, no matter how complicated it is, it's your responsibility if you choose to agree to those terms. You accept those terms when you click the button, and you accept the repercussions too

2 years ago

would you be OK with them making them longer with more specific terminology?

2 years ago
Nemiroff
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are you a fan of those massive and complicated legal agreements which seem structured to require a law degree to fully understand?

2 years ago
neveralone
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that's what this is all about. they won't need ur permission.

2 years ago

They should be able to if you signed an agreement to be able to do that. Every time you use a download a program and not read the Terms and Agreement you could be signing away those rights.

2 years ago

I found out a guy has set up a site that's going to buy with donated money the senators history and post it all over the Internet. this will be fought. and this will hurt relations between the grass roots and top.

2 years ago
neveralone
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this is the exact opposite of what we believe

2 years ago
Nemiroff
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no. this has nothing to do with Trump besides the fact that he will probably sign it without understanding it. being a businessman doesn't mean you know every business, he is realestate, not technology.

the issue is the over 50 Republican senators and the many in the house of Representatives who passed this legislation on their own. professional politicians who know what they are doing and are actively acting against the interests of even their own party base!

2 years ago
M3phisto
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This is what you get for electing someone like Trump to presidency. A businessman wont give a f*** about your rights, he just wants to make money.

2 years ago

and why is it that no republican wants to address this issue? (aside from neveralone).

I can't imagine you would support such a private sector overreach and abuse of consumer rights.

2 years ago

well it passed both Republican controlled congress and is now heading to the Republican white house for signing.

the vote to repeal these regulations was completely on party lines, not sure if that means only Republicans voted for the repeal or ALL Republicans voted for it. either way it's very likely, that YOUR representative that YOU elected (to all the Republicans here) have just turned your entire Internet history into a commodity that you don't own, that others can profit from, and you don't even need to be aware of it.

are there no conservatives that actually have your interests in mind? how many times for your representatives have to rape you before you stop voting for them like sheeple!? WAKE UP!

2 years ago
neveralone
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that is a step back. we should be able to see that.

2 years ago

lol you weren't the Republican I was after. you are reasonable and I can make a case to you without playing mystery games and hiding my cards... but I've waited enough.

the point of this argument is to demonstrate my long standing point that the right wing leadership is acting completely against the interests of even their own base. selling out the rights of their constituents in favor of special interest groups. also to combat the demonization of Obama and regulations.

Obama passed a rule (regulation) limiting what companies can do with your data, and forcing them to explain how they will use your data, and get your consent to share it.

yesterday the Republican Congress undid those rules. thank you.

2 years ago
neveralone
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I would say. I think that should be highly illegal.

2 years ago
Nemiroff
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They Are selling it to the highest bidder, mostly advertisers. And yes it could be seen as an invasion of privacy.

2 years ago

who r they selling it to and how is this not an evasion on privacy?

2 years ago

I am quite curious to hear the Republican opinion on this.

2 years ago
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