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  1. FCC ends net-neutrality rules for internet providers. What the vote meansRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | NJ.com

    In a vote along party lines, the federal government has ended sweeping net-neutrality rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet. The Thursday vote at the Federal Communications Commission will likely usher in big changes in how Americans use the internet, a radical departure from more than a decade of federal oversight.

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  2. Photo credit: by Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images.Read the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | The Weekly Standard

    The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 along party lines Thursday to reverse the Obama-era internet regulations known as "net neutrality," arguing over dire Democratic warnings that the change would help consumers and promote competition among internet providers. Under net neutrality, which the FCC first implemented in 2015, internet service providers were prohibited from charging websites different prices for different access speeds, and classified the internet as a utility, like phone services or water, to justify the FCC's authority in implementing the changes.

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  3. FCC votes along party lines to end a net neutralityaRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | TheCourier.com

    In a vote along party lines, the federal government has ended sweeping net-neutrality rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet.

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  4. Let Freedom RingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NewsReview.com

    The new Republican-appointed chair of the Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, announced on Nov. 21 the commission would soon vote to repeal the 2015 Open Internet Order net neutrality regulations imposed by the former Democratic-appointed chair, Tom Wheeler. Pai called net neutrality "a solution that won't work to a problem that doesn't exist."

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  5. Security Cuts FCC Chair Ajit Pai's Speech Short For Bomb ThreatRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai was in the middle of his speech during a hearing on net neutrality Thursday when he was interrupted by security responding to a bomb threat. "I am being advised by security that we are going to have to take a break," Pai calmly told the audience.

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  6. The Latest: FCC votes down Obama-era 'net neutrality' rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Ashland Times-Gazette

    The Federal Communications Commission has voted on party lines to undo sweeping Obama-era "net neutrality" rules that guaranteed equal access to internet. The FCC's new rules could usher in big changes in how Americans use the internet.

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  7. The Latest: States warming up net-neutrality lawsuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Calhoun Times

    New York's attorney general says he'll lead a multistate lawsuit to stop the Federal Communications Commission's rollback of rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet.

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  8. Net neutrality vote: What is net neutrality? Why does it matter?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WSOCTV

    "Net neutrality" regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block. On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission plans to vote on a proposal that would not only undo the Obama-era rules that have been in place since 2015, but will forbid states to put anything similar in place.

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  9. U.S. FCC repeals net neutrality rules as legal battles loomRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines on Thursday to repeal landmark 2015 rules aimed at ensuring a free and open internet, setting up a court fight over a move that could recast the digital landscape. The approval of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's proposal marked a victory for internet service providers like AT&T Inc, Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc and hands them power over what content consumers can access.

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  10. U.S. FCC set to reverse net neutrality rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines on Thursday to repeal landmark 2015 rules aimed at ensuring a free and open internet, setting up a court fight over a move that could recast the digital landscape. The approval of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's proposal in a 3-2 vote marked a victory for internet service providers such as AT&T Inc, Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc and hands them power over what content consumers can access.

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  11. US faces moment of truth on 'net neutrality'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Demonstrators hold protest signs during a demonstration against the proposed repeal of net neutrality outside the Federal Communications Commission headquarters in Washington, DC on December 13, 2017. / AFP / Alex EDELMAN Washington, The acrimonious battle over "net neutrality" in America comes to a head Thursday with a US agency set to vote to roll back rules enacted two years earlier aimed at preventing a "two-speed" internet.

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  12. FCC Has Voted to Repeal Net Neutrality RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | MacRumors

    The Federal Communications Commission today voted to repeal Net Neutrality rules put in place by the United States government back in 2015 under the Obama administration . Instead of classifying internet service providers as "common carriers" under Title II of the Communications Act of 1934, the FCC has voted 3-2 in favor of rolling back to reclassifying ISPs as "information service" providers, as they were between February 1996 and February 2015.

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  13. Photo: In this Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, file photo, demonsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    In this Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, file photo, demonstrators rally in support of net neutrality outside a Verizon store in New York. The Federal Communications Commission is voting Thursday, Dec. 14 to undo Obama-era "net neutrality" rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet.

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  14. UPDATE 2-Protesters gather as U.S. regulators meet to end net neutralityRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Reuters

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is expected on Thursday to rescind rules aimed at ensuring a free and open internet, as protesters gathered to oppose the change. Net neutrality advocates rally in front of the Federal Communications Commission ahead of Thursday's expected FCC vote repealing so-called net neutrality rules in Washington, U.S., December 13, 2017.

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  15. The end of net neutrality: What it all meansRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

    Demonstrators, supporting net neutrality, protest a plan by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to repeal restrictions on internet service providers during a protest outside a Verizon store on December 7, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.

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  16. GOP-led FCC will end net neutrality regulations today. Here's what that means and what's at stakeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CNN

    The Republican-led Federal Communications Commission is scheduled to vote Thursday on a controversial plan to repeal Obama-era net neutrality protections. The repeal is expected to pass along a party-line vote.

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  17. How a dead woman campaigned against net neutralityRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | CNN

    Margaret Mary Basco died on June 9, 2017, at Saint Peter's Hospital in Albany, New York. She was 58. And then, just over a month after she died, Margaret Basco submitted a comment to the Federal Communications Commission about its proposal to overturn net neutrality.

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  18. Today's net neutrality vote will change the Internet forever, and consumers will payRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    With federal regulators poised to repeal net neutrality rules, your internet service provider would be allowed to speed up delivery of some online content to your home or phone. With federal regulators poised to repeal net neutrality rules, your internet service provider would be allowed to speed up delivery of some online content to your home or phone.

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  19. FCC is expected to repeal its net neutrality rules today, in a sweeping act of deregulationRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    With federal regulators poised to repeal net neutrality rules, your internet service provider would be allowed to speed up delivery of some online content to your home or phone. With federal regulators poised to repeal net neutrality rules, your internet service provider would be allowed to speed up delivery of some online content to your home or phone.

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  20. Some brace for long fight over 'net neutrality'Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    As the federal government prepares to unravel sweeping net-neutrality rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet, advocates of the regulations are bracing for a long fight.

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