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US tech firms call on FCC to maintain net neutrality

Monday 17 July 2017 | 15:42 CET | News
A lobbying group representing US tech giants including Alphabet, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft has called on the US Federal Commission to abandon its plans to overturn the net neutrality regulations adopted by the previous administration. In a filing submitted to the FCC and seen by Reuters, the Internet Association claimed that dismantling the net neutrality rules "will create significant uncertainty in the market and upset the careful balance that has led to the current virtuous circle of innovation in the broadband ecosystem."

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Alphabet / Amazon / Facebook / FCC / Microsoft
Countries: United States
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