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Daily Dot: What Canada can teach the U.S. about the Internet

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 16:18 -- Eva Prkachin

I mean we don't like to brag, but...

Article by Peter Nowak for the Daily Dot

There’s something very Canadian about Barack Obama’s firm stance on net neutrality.

The U.S. President last week came out forcefully in favor of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) reclassifying the Internet as a Title II service, which would give the regulator jurisdiction over access providers and establish broadband service as a public utility, like electricity or water.

“We cannot allow Internet service providers to restrict the best access or to pick winners and losers in the online marketplace for services and ideas,” Obama said in a speech.

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