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Flurry of Lawsuits Filed to Fight Repeal of Net Neutrality

The lawsuits have long been expected. The filings on Tuesday, petitions to begin the suits, kick off what is expected to be an extended legal and political debate about the future of internet policy. Democrats have rallied to fight the ...

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States Push Back After Net Neutrality Repeal

“When Washington, D.C., takes away that protection, we must protect net neutrality for our people, for our businesses and for the virtues of free speech,” Mr. Inslee, a Democrat, said. But the bills are still in the early stages and ...

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Big Tech to Join Legal Fight Against Net Neutrality Repeal

“The rule defies the will of a bipartisan majority of Americans and fails to preserve a free and open internet,” Michael Beckerman, the association’s chief executive, said on Friday. Netflix, whose data-heavy video streams could face extra charges by internet ...

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De Blasio administration asks Congress to restore net neutrality

The de Blasio administration is asking congressional leaders to pass legislation to restore net neutrality protections, saying the rule’s repeal will deal a blow to the city’s small businesses. The Federal Communications Commission voted last week to overturn regulations that ...

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In Protests of Net Neutrality Repeal, Teenage Voices Stood Out

“For students that have used an internet that is open and without tolls their whole life, as complicated as net neutrality is, kids can get their heads around it pretty easily,” said John Lewis, the head of Gunston School, a ...

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Mark Hamill slams Ted Cruz for porn in net neutrality fight

The conversation took a turn for the XXX-wing. “Star Wars” actor Mark Hamill traded blows with Texas Sen. Ted Cruz over net neutrality, making sure to reference the Republican’s porn-tweeting scandal. The man often known as Luke Skywalker criticized FCC ...

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Bits: Farhad and Mike’s Week in Tech: Net Neutrality Is Gone

Pai’s stance is to say it’s pro-competition to unravel regulations. Pretty much everyone in Silicon Valley says that that’s bogus and that consumers will lose, while big corporations like Comcast will have free rein to jack up prices for different ...

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What’s Next After the Repeal of Net Neutrality

Are there benefits for consumers? To be sure, there are programs that consumers may like. AT&T already offers its customers free streaming of DirecTV, which it owns. Other carriers like T-Mobile offer free streaming of apps like YouTube and Netflix, ...

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F.C.C. Repeals Net Neutrality Rules

We’re disappointed in the decision to gut #NetNeutrality protections that ushered in an unprecedented era of innovation, creativity & civic engagement. This is the beginning of a longer legal battle. Netflix stands w/ innovators, large & small, to oppose this ...

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Ajit Pai Nears His Biggest Win With Net Neutrality Repeal

All of this activity has made Mr. Pai, 44, a former lawyer for Verizon and a longtime government bureaucrat, the target of many angry protests. In recent days, government officials — including 18 state attorneys generals and dozens of Democratic ...

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