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U.S. lawmaker wants to rebrand net neutrality

Anna Eshoo asks Reddit users to come up with a new description as a way to limit confusion of the issue.

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FCC chairman downplays net neutrality differences with Obama

The agency will not allow paid priority deals if they are bad for consumers or for innovation, Wheeler says.

Public Knowledge readies complaint on mobile traffic throttling

The digital rights group plans a net neutrality complaint against the four largest U.S. carriers.

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.