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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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Trump boasts about tax bill's stealthy ‘repeal’ of Obamacare

If at first you don’t succeed, just slip a provision into a completely unrelated bill. President Trump on Wednesday bragged about eliminating a core piece of the Affordable Care Act in the Republican-led effort to revamp the nation’s tax code. ...

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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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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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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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Inside the Opposition to a Net Neutrality Repeal

Their efforts may seem quixotic. Fight for the Future is trying to stop the chairman of the F.C.C., Ajit Pai, from dismantling rules that prevent internet service providers from blocking websites or charging them for faster delivery to consumers. The ...

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Net Neutrality Repeal: What Could Happen and How It Could Affect You

The brand-name internet companies like Google, Facebook, Amazon and Netflix, analysts say, will comfortably be able to pay the higher rent. It will not affect their business, though it may crimp their profits. Avoiding higher prices is one reason the ...

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F.C.C. Plans Net Neutrality Repeal in a Victory for Telecoms

Telecom and internet companies are expected to lobby hard in Washington — and directly to the public — as they did when the current rules were adopted. Some internet companies were expected to put up a fight to prevent the ...

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F.C.C. Is Said to Plan Repeal of Net Neutrality Rules

In addition, Mr. Pai plans to reverse a decision from the Obama administration that declared broadband be treated like a utility, the people said. That classification had opened the door to many more regulations for broadband providers. The F.C.C. did ...

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