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Senate votes against consumer privacy, Instagram to filter risky photosThe biggest tech headlines of the day include the Senate's vote to eliminate consumer privacy rules, 71% of Android users running unpatched software and Instagram filtering out sensitive photos.
This is CNET and here are the stories that matter right now. On Thursday, the Senate voted 50 to 48 in favor of the Congressional Review Act that essentially kills consumer privacy rules the previous FCC had adopted. If passed by the House, the new regulations will make it easier for broadband companies to share sensitive information Without asking permission. Cyber security company Sky cure has discovered that 71% of Android users are running outdated and potentially vulnerable versions of mobile operating system. Using software that doesn't have the latest security update presents a higher risk of attack. Google's Android team acknowledging the issue saying. And there is quote, a lot of room for improvement. [MUSIC] And finally, you may start to see blurred photos in your Instagram feed that have been flagged by other users. You'll still have the option to see the full photo but you'll need to tap the screen to do so. The filter is set to roll out right away [MUSIC] You can see it today with the latest by downloading the CNET Tech Today app in the Apple or Google Play Store.