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Hundreds of Protests Nationwide Demand FCC Keep Net Neutrality Rules

HeadlineDec 08, 2017

Protesters flooded the streets Thursday for a national day of action protesting the Federal Communications Commission plan to dismantle landmark regulations that ensure equal access to the internet. Protesters demanded the net neutrality rules stay in place at more than 100 rallies coast to coast, including here in Manhattan.

Ellen Skorka: “My name is Ellen Skorka. I’m from Manhattan. And I’m fighting for net neutrality, which will be voted on next week. And if the FCC gets their way, they will have more control over the internet, it will cost everyone more, and the only one who benefits will be big business. It will hurt small businesses; it will hurt individuals. And once again, the Trump administration is helping the top 1 percent and the corporations and hurting everybody else.”

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