Sweeping Plan Would Overturn Equal Access to the Internet
By CECILIA KANG 2:23 PM ET
The Federal Communications Commission plans to scrap net neutrality rules requiring broadband providers to give consumers equal access to all content on the internet.
A rollback of the regulations would represent a significant victory for broadband and telecom companies like AT&T and Comcast and would amount to a strike against consumers.
Net neutrality isn't just important for small businesses. It's also fundamental for freedom of expression:
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FCC Proposes 'Net Neutrality' Rules
The FCC's chairman said wireless carriers shouldn't be allowed to block certain types of Internet traffic flowing over their networks. (Remarks)