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US Democrats to introduce law restoring stricter net neutrality rules

Wednesday 6 March 2019 | 16:17 CET | News
The Democrats are planning to introduce legislation to restore the former net neutrality rules in the US, after taking control of the House of Representatives at the start of this year. A hearing on the legislation to "Safeguard the Free and Open Internet" has already been called for 12 March by the House Communications and Technology Subcommittee. 

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