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FCC's net neutrality plan spurs debate on how to keep open Internet
FCC's net neutrality plan spurs debate on how to keep open Internet

For the Internet, which has been a revolutionizing force in business, politics and the very nature of social interaction, change is not good. It's coming, regardless. The Federal Communications Commission is expected to approve landmark regulations Thursday to try to ensure the uninhibited flow of online traffic — its third and most far-reaching attempt at creating so-called net neutrality rules. The highly charged debate springs surprisingly from nearly universal agreement that the Internet is fine just the way it is. The long-simmering hang-up has been how to keep it that way. The issue can be framed like this: Is competition in a fast-consolidating industry enough to...

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