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Swamped with last-minute comments on net neutrality, FCC extends deadline

The agency has received 677,000 comments on its proposed net neutrality rules

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The future of net neutrality looks shakier in 2015

Right now, lobbying money is pouring into both sides of the net neutrality debate. But if the Republicans take Congress in the mid-term elections, that party's push to block regulation will likely prevail.

Internet giants press for net neutrality in FCC filing

Strong net neutrality rules should keep the Internet open, dynamic and spontaneous for all, the companies said.

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Net neutrality supporters stage 'tug-of-war' protest outside FCC

Pulling on a rope labeled 'The Internet,' protesters representing telecom companies and regular users vied for domination, bringing the net neutrality controversy to life.

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Republicans call on FCC to leave net neutrality to antitrust agencies

Republican lawmakers promote antitrust as an alternative as a way to derail the FCC's efforts

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U.S. lawmakers introduce bill banning paid Internet 'fast lane'

The bill from a group of Democratic lawmakers would prohibit preferential traffic management in the last mile. But can it pass?

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Cisco: Broadband providers should not treat all bits the same

The FCC's net neutrality rules need to make room for some traffic management, the company says. But critics say Cisco just simply wants some extra cash.

Comcast plans to encrypt email exchanged with Google's Gmail

A spokesman for Comcast says that the company plans to work with Google's Gmail to enable encryption, after Google essentially calls the company out for its lack of security.

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Deluge of net neutrality comments floods FCC website after Oliver rallies audience

The agency's comments page goes down after comic commentator John Oliver urges people to take action.

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Bill would prohibit FCC from reclassifying broadband as utility

GOP Representative Bob Latta's legislation would limit the FCC's authority in its current net neutrality proceeding.