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Notes from the Electronic Cottage 4/13/17

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

There has been a lot of reaction to Congress’s recent repeal of proposed rules that would require Internet Service Providers to get out permission before using our personal browsing and other information to sell advertising or for other purposes. The Guardian newspaper asked Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the Web and winner of this year’s A.M.Turing Prize, the “Nobel Prize of Computing” what he thought about Congress’s action. The words “appalling” and “disgusting” featured prominently in his response.