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FCC overturns net neutrality

Thursday 14 December 2017 | 20:17 CET | News
Update: 15 December 2017 | 11:03 CET
The Federal Communications Commission has overturned net neutrality rules, saying the regulatory framework will go back to the "light-touch" that allowed the internet to flourish for nearly 20 years. The rules were voted in in 2015, also to increase transparency requirements for consumers. The FCC said the new vote also covers "robust" transparency requirements that will work for consumers and help government better oversee the conduct of broadband providers.

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[15/12/2017 11:03 - Update: updated to add more reactions to the vote]


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Countries: United States
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