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U.S. FCC chief presses experts on mobile ‘net neutrality’ rules

By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler urged consumer advocates and wireless industry representatives on Tuesday to address how wireless carriers might be allowed to "reasonably manage" their Internet networks. The issue is at … Continue reading

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Netflix joins net neutrality protests

Popular websites warn of slower internet speeds and a two-tiered system ahead of Senate committee hearing on the subject next week Asia homepage

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Tech, equipment makers join U.S. ‘net neutrality’ debate

By Alina Selyukh LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Regulating internet providers more like public utility companies could hurt the Internet and the U.S. Thirty-three companies including Cisco Systems Inc, Intel Corp and International Business Machines Corp joined the chorus of citizens, … Continue reading

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Online video stars mobilize for U.S. net neutrality

By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Online video personalities are joining together to advocate for equal treatment of Internet traffic, aiming to stop the U.S. The video creators are signing an online petition that will be submitted to the … Continue reading

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U.S. extends deadline for ‘net neutrality’ comments to Sept 15

U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Friday said it would accept public comments on its proposed new "net neutrality" rules through Sept. 15, giving Americans extra time to weigh in on how they think Internet traffic should be regulated. The FCC … Continue reading

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Reclassify Internet providers for ‘net neutrality’: NY Times

U.S. regulators' new "net neutrality" rules should classify Internet providers more like public utilities to prevent them from potentially slowing users' access to some Web content, the New York Times said in an editorial in Thursday's newspaper. The statement comes … Continue reading

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With 1 million comments, U.S. net neutrality debate nears first marker

By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. companies, consumer advocates and citizens submitted more than 1 million comments to the Federal Communications Commission, drawing contentious divisions on the issue of net neutrality as the first deadline to comment approached Friday. … Continue reading

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U.S. web companies press demands for net neutrality with FCC

Major U.S. web companies on Monday urged regulators to restrict the ability of Internet providers including mobile carriers to strike deals for faster delivery of some web traffic and planned a publicity campaign about the government's proposal. The Internet Association, … Continue reading

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Wireless lobbyists are fighting to ensure net neutrality never applies to mobile networks

Though it has been diluted by the Federal Communications Commission in its current form, the idea of “net neutrality” was initially put in place in order to ensure that Internet services delivered to American consumers are kept fair and neutral … Continue reading

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Mobile ‘net neutrality’ faces new day of reckoning at FCC

By Alina Selyukh and Marina Lopes WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A surge in mobile Internet usage has U.S. regulators considering whether to apply the same rules to fixed and wireless Internet traffic, and large technology firms are siding with consumer advocates … Continue reading

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