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Internet Pioneers to FCC: “You Don’t Understand How the Internet Works”

HeadlineDec 13, 2017

Protests continue over the Federal Communications Commission plan to dismantle landmark regulations that ensure equal access to the internet. The FCC is slated to vote on the measure on Thursday, December 14. The measure would roll back “net neutrality” rules requiring internet service providers treat web content equally. On Monday, more than 20 pioneers of the internet—including World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee—published an open letter that slammed FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal. The open letter, entitled “You Don’t Understand How the Internet Works,” calls on the FCC to keep the internet open. We’ll have more on the FCC vote later in the broadcast.

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