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What President Obama didn't say in his call for Net neutrality rules
What President Obama didn't say in his call for Net neutrality rules

Depending on whose spin you believe, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler is either thanking President Obama or shaking his fist at him for weighing in -- again -- on Net neutrality. Advocates of strict rules based on 20th-century telephone regulations praised Obama's remarks, saying they amounted to a denunciation of the tentative rules the FCC put out for public comment earlier this year. Other analysts agreed, but saw Obama giving Wheeler political cover to switch to a tougher regulatory approach. A closer examination of what Obama actually said, however, reveals little daylight between the president's stated position and Wheeler's own remarks the...

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