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The catch phrase is “net neutrality” — the idea that the Internet should be a neutral delivery system for all content. But debate remains over whether neutrality is in fact desirable and whether the government should enforce it. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is proposing to regulate service providers to preserve a free-flowing Internet. Opponents say it’s unnecessary and could in fact be harmful. As the FCC prepares to vote on new rules later this month, we explore what’s at stake for Internet users.
- Jeffrey Eisenach Visiting Scholar and Director of the Center for Internet, Communications, and Technology Policy at the American Enterprise Institute
- Gigi B. Sohn Special Counsel for External Affairs for Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler
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