The 265 members of Congress who sold you out to ISPs, and how much it cost to buy them – The Verge

Republicans in Congress just voted to reverse a landmark FCC privacy rule that opens the door for ISPs to sell customer data. Lawmakers provided no credible reason for this being in the interest of Americans, except for vague platitudes about “consumer choice” and “free markets,” as if consumers at the mercy of their local internet monopoly are craving to have their web history quietly sold to marketers and any other third party willing to pay.

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The Vital 3 Feet to Achievement | The Art of Manliness

Editor’s note: The following selection on “The Vital Three Feet to Achievement” comes from The Technique of Building Personal Leadership (1944) by Donald A. Laird. It has been condensed from the original chapter. For many years I have kept a magic rule on my desk. It has literally been worth more than its weight in […]

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