The U.S. House of Representatives passed a restoration bill to reinstate net neutrality rules with a 232-190 vote, The Hill reports. The Save the Internet Act, which now moves to the Senate, would reverse the Federal Communications Commission’s vote in 2017 to repeal rules prohibiting broadband companies from blocking or prioritizing certain websites. “This is just common sense,” Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., D-N.J., said. “Each of us should be able to decide what videos we watch, which sites we read and which services we use. Nobody should be able to influence that choice — not the government and not the large companies that run the networks.” Meanwhile, Ars Technica reports on the lack of measures taken to fix Signaling System No. 7 and create greater smartphone security.
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