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CNN: Will the FCC destroy the Internet as we know it?

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 16:26 -- Eva Prkachin

The U.S. FCC just doesn't get it.

Article by Barbara van Schewik for CNN

The results of the midterm election confirm Americans' widespread discontent with Washington gridlock on a range of issues.

In the last few months, millions of people contacted the White House, Congress and federal agencies to demand action on one of those issues -- protecting a free and open Internet.

Their message was overwhelmingly clear: Americans don't want fast and slow lanes online. They want the government to preserve the Internet as a place where everybody -- startups, small businesses, nonprofits, activists, and independent artists -- has an equal chance of reaching people.

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