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Republicans draft net neutrality-friendly bill

Monday 19 January 2015 | 13:19 CET | News
Congressional Republicans have drafted a bill that would stop broadband providers from blocking, slowing down or speeding up access to specific websites, the Wall Street Journal reported. The bill, presented by Senate Commerce Chairman John Thune of South Dakota and the leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, is designed to protect net neutrality, eliminating the need to reclassify broadband. The bill was put together after President Barack Obama made a call for utility-like regulations, with the Federal Communications Commission now considering new regulatory measures. The new

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