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Today's huge surprise: House GOP opposes net neutrality
Today's huge surprise: House GOP opposes net neutrality

  Trying to place their thumbs on the net neutrality scale in advance of today's FCC vote on the issue, House Republicans have warned the commission against taking the one step that would truly guarantee net neutrality: reclassifying the Internet as a "telecommunications" service. Why? Because that would hurt the big cable and phone companies that currently stand in the way of net neutrality. More specifically, according to the letter issued Tuesday by Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and his fellow committee members Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Greg Walden (R-Ore.) and Bob Latta (R-Ohio), "stock values would drop...

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