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FCC Chairman Proposes Real Net Neutrality Protections


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FCC Chairman Proposes Real Net Neutrality Protections

WASHINGTON - On Wednesday, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announced that he will base new Net Neutrality rules on Title II of the Communications Act. In a blog post for Wired, Wheeler said that he will submit to his fellow commissioners “the strongest open Internet protections ever proposed by the FCC.” Wheeler’s rules, which the FCC is expected to vote on at its Feb. 26 meeting, will ban throttling, blocking and paid prioritization.

Free Press Policy Director Matt Wood had the following statement:

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