“This means that, by default, your ISP, every wifi network you’ve connected to, and your mobile network provider have a list of all the sites you’ve visited while using them.
“Network operators have been licking themselves for some time at the idea of taking their users’ browsing data and finding a way to monetize it. In the United States, it got easier a year ago when the Senate voted to remove rules that prevented ISPs from selling their users’ browsing data. With all the worry over the data that companies like Facebook and Google collect on you, it worries us to now add ISPs like Comcast, Time Warner, and AT&T to the list. And, make no mistake, it’s not a problem only in the United States – ISPs around the world see the same opportunity to invade privacy. “