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Net neutrality a reality: FCC votes to bring Internet under utility-style rules

In a 3-2 vote, the agency decides to apply the same rules that govern telephone service to broadband, with the hope that it ensures the fair and equal treatment of all traffic on the Internet.

By February 26, 2015

 
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Net Fix

The notion of Net neutrality means all Internet traffic gets treated the same. But a deep divide exists on what rules -- if any -- will fuel innovation and protect US consumers.

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Netflix says it still supports Net neutrality, despite CFO's comments

Netflix's recent deal in Australia and comments from its CFO suggested it was backtracking on its pro-neutrality stance.

By March 5, 2015

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What the FCC Net neutrality rules will mean for Internet users

There may soon be new rules on how the Internet should work and be regulated. On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission will likely pass new Net neutrality rules that would keep the Internet open and reclassify broadband as a public utility. CNET's Maggie Reardon and Sumi Das on what the rules will mean for consumers.

By February 25, 2015

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Net Fix: 8 burning questions about Net neutrality

With the FCC set to vote this week on new rules governing the Internet, CNET breaks down everything you need to know about complicated, but critical, issue.

By February 24, 2015

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John Oliver mocks Verizon, celebrates Net neutrality decision

Technically Incorrect: After persuading people to offer input on the agency's proposed rules -- which crashed the FCC website's comment system -- the comedian crows a little over last week's ruling.

By March 2, 2015

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Chinese online game company NetEase eyes US expansion

The company that brings Blizzard's online games to China is now aiming to bring its own games to the Western market, backed by its billionaire chairman.

By March 4, 2015

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FCC got Net neutrality 'right,' but fight isn't over, Franken says

Sen. Al Franken says regulating the Internet like a telephone service is the only way the FCC could withstand legal challenges from the telecom industry.

By March 3, 2015

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I support Net neutrality, but that is not what the FCC just did

Commentary: The new regulatory action by the FCC has sweeping implications for the Internet, and the price we will pay over time for this radical shift will be severe.

By February 27, 2015

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Net fix: Who's to blame for the Net neutrality mess? Look to Verizon

Verizon fought hard to overturn 2010 rules governing Internet access. But it now faces the possibility that the FCC will impose even stricter regulations than the ones it had thrown out.

By January 15, 2015

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Net neutrality critics are flat-out wrong, says FCC chief

Chairman Tom Wheeler shouts "No, no, no, no!" The new regulations won't dictate carriers' rates, impose tariffs or meddle with their business.

By March 3, 2015