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Amazon, Mozilla to stage net neutrality protest day

Wednesday 7 June 2017 | 14:30 CET | News
Amazon, Kickstarter, Reddit and Mozilla want to stage a "day of action" against the FCC's move to overturn net neutrality regulations, the Wall Street Journal reported. Startup incubator Y Combinator will also join the online protest. On 12 July, the companies and organizations will change their websites to raise awareness about what erasing net neutrality rules, or deregulating the telecom and cable industries, will mean. Mozilla, for example, will change what users see on their screens when they open a new browser window. A website for the protest promises to "make it easy for your

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Amazon / Cable and Wireless / FCC / Mozilla
Countries: United States
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