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John Oliver has created an easy way to get to the page where you can file a comment about the FCC's plans, under Trump appointee Ajit Pai. to weaken net neutrality:

www.gofccyourself.com

The FCC will vote on the proposal on May 18. If passed, it will then go through a further period of public feedback.

Here are a couple of articles about the proposal:
http://money.cnn.com/2017/04/26/technology/fcc-net-neutrality/index.html
http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/04/26/525705253/fcc-chief-begins-rollback-of-net-neutrality-regulations
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From [personal profile] ninja007:
Since they've decided they're going to sell our internet web browsing history and IP addresses to the highest bidder, a friend suggested we start using VPNs.

Here's an excellent link: https://qz.com/945261/how-to-get-a-personal-vpn-and-why-you-need-one-now/
If you already use a VPN, feel free to share your experiences of it in the comments. (There's a link buried in the middle of the article linked above -- which really is excellent! -- that compares VPN providers on a number of measures: https://thatoneprivacysite.net/vpn-comparison-chart/)
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from [personal profile] kyrielle

Well, unless President Trump refuses to sign the bill, the regulation keeping our ISPs from selling our browsing history is going down.

Minnesota is moving to handle it on a local scale; maybe those of us in other states should be reaching out to our state government to add similar local legislation?

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2017/03/isp-privacy-rules-could-be-resurrected-by-states-starting-in-minnesota/

ETA: [personal profile] alexseanchai  has a good script in the comments
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https://www.aclu.org/blog/speak-freely/how-protect-yourself-government-surveillance-and-criminal-hackers?emsrc=Nat_Appeal_AutologinEnabled&emissue=year_end&emtype=cultivation&ms=eml_161213_YE_cultivation_union_sub

From the ACLU blog: "How to Protect Yourself From Government Surveillance and Criminal Hackers."
The comments suggest bookmarking the page privacytools.io, and reading A. Wiener's article, "Trump Preparedness: Digital Security 101," http://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/trump-preparedness-digital-security-101.

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