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Netflix, 'zero rating' and the net-neutrality drama
Netflix, 'zero rating' and the net-neutrality drama

Responding to the pleas of millions of American Internet users, the Federal Communications Commission is poised to adopt tough net-neutrality rules that treat Internet service providers as utilities subject to Title II of the federal Communications Act. Now here's the irony. Many of those public comments were inspired by outrage over something ISPs have done that doesn't technically violate net neutrality. Meanwhile, something ISPs are doing that looks an awful lot like a neutrality violation hasn't drawn a peep of protest from ordinary consumers. The debate over neutrality rules has been based largely on hypotheticals and worst-case scenarios. Advocates of the rules,...

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