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FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler defends proposed net neutrality reform
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler defends proposed net neutrality reform

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler strongly defended rules he has proposed for the Internet that critics fear would result in preferential treatment for big companies and place too much power in the hands of the nation's broadband providers. "Let me be clear. If someone acts to divide the Internet between 'haves' and 'have-nots,' we will use every power at our disposal to stop it," Wheeler said Wednesday in remarks at the National Cable & Telecommunications Assn.'s annual convention in Los Angeles. That could incude regulating the Internet in a similar fashion to phone companies using Title II of the Communications Act. Such a...

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