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  1. Walkera s promise and perilRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was greeted like a rock star at CPAC and gave a rip-roaring speech. Appearing relaxed and confident, he walked around the stage in shirt sleeves delivering applause lines that fired up the crowd.

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  2. Verizon Replies in Morse Code to - Antiquated' Internet RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bloomberg

    The Verizon Wireless logo is displayed on a window at a retail store in Washington, D.C. Wireless margins fell to 42 percent from 49.5 percent in the third quarter and 47 percent a year ago. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg -- Verizon Communications Inc. took an uncharacteristically glib stance on new Internet rules that it says date back to the time of steam engines and telegraphs.

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  3. Who Loses, Who Wins In FCC's Net Neutrality Ruling?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Today, the Federal Communications Commission approved net neutrality in a 3-2 vote. That means that Internet service providers, which includes cable companies like Comcast, can't selectively slow down Internet data speeds in favor of paid fast lanes.

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  4. FCC approves tougher rules for Internet providersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Pocono Record

    Internet activists declared victory over the nation's big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T to prevent them from creating paid fast lanes and slowing or blocking web traffic. The 3-2 vote ushered in a new era of government oversight for an industry that has seen relatively little.

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  5. Highlights of the net neutrality rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Campbell Reporter

    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler speaks during a FCC hearing on the net neutrality on February 26, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved new rules to guarantee net neutrality on the Internet.

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  6. Stock market shrugs off net neutrality voteRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    The stock market largely shrugged off the Federal Communications Commission 's vote to impose tougher rules on broadband providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T to prevent them from creating paid fast lanes for the Internet and slowing or blocking Web traffic. The new rules enforce the idea of "net neutrality" - that websites or videos load at the same speed - and require that any company providing a broadband connection to your home or phone must act in the "public interest" and can't employ "unjust or unreasonable" business practices.

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  7. 5 things to know about the FCC decision to impose utility-style regulations on the InternetRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Nanaimo Daily News

    Netflix, Twitter and Internet activists have won. Big cable has lost. At least until the federal courts get involved, when everything could change.

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  8. Make me a match: Fidelity to match some IRA contributionsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | San Jose Mercury News

    Fidelity is taking a page out of the 401 playbook to try to make it happen for your individual retirement account. The company will begin offering a match on contributions that some savers make to their IRA.

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  9. FCC approves strong new net neutrality rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | San Jose Mercury News

    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler holds hands with FCC Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Jessica Rosenworcel during an open hearing on Net Neutrality at the FCC headquarters February 26, 2015 in Washington, DC. As expected, the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved new rules that would bar Internet service providers from blocking, throttling or prioritizing access to particular sites or services.

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  10. Internet must stay free and open, FCC decidesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Star-Telegram.com

    In a victory for online companies and tech activists, the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 Thursday to approve net neutrality rules that allow for the federal regulation of broadband Internet providers. Chairman Tom Wheeler called the vote the "irrefutable reflection of the principle that no one - whether government or corporate - should control free, open access to the Internet."

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  11. Net neutrality: What to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ClickOnDetroit

    Here's what you need to know about net neutrality. The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 in favor net neutrality after a debate over whether the Internet should be regulated in the same way as public utilities.

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  12. It'll regulate ISPs under a modernized interpretation of Title II of the 1996 Telecommunications ActRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NewsTalk 1230

    The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday will vote 3-2 in favor of adopting Chairman Tom Wheeler's net neutrality plan, establishing the most broad authority to regulate Internet service providers ever proposed. Commissioners will split along partisan lines with Democrats Wheeler, Mignon Clyburn and Jessica Rosenworcel voting in the affirmative and Republicans Ajit Pai and Michael O'Rielly in the negative.

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  13. Net Neutrality Is HereRead the original story

    1 hr ago | FITSNews

    At the behest of U.S. president Barack Obama , the federal government has issued new regulations governing the internet. The so-called "net neutrality" rules - passed by a partisan 3-2 vote of the Federal Communications Commission - purport to be a pro-consumer leveling of the online playing field.

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  14. FCC allows city-owned Internet providers to expandRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NewsOK.com

    People in small communities may get better, cheaper access to the Internet after the Federal Communications Commission ruled Thursday that city-owned broadband services can expand into areas overlooked by commercial providers. The decision quietly played out minutes before the FCC took up the higher-profile issue of Internet neutrality, which imposed the toughest rules yet on broadband providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T.

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  15. It's here: FCC adopts net neutrality, first significant Internet regulation | Ya l Ossowski | 158Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Townhall

    Watched by leagues of passionate activists on both sides, the Federal Communications Commission today passed its first significant Internet regulation by reclassifying it as a Title II public utility, known as net neutrality. "The American people reasonably expect and deserve an Internet that is fast, fair and open," said Wheeler at the commission hearing .

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  16. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Lucianne.com

    On the day the Federal Communications Commission is poised to take a historic vote to reclassify the Internet as a public utility, a major victory for open-Internet advocates, the chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee had other ideas. He is bringing the five FCC commissioners before the committee in two weeks to ask them, more or less, what they were thinking.

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  17. Net Neutrality Rules Approved by FCC, Freedom?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ActionTrip

    It's official. The free and open Internet gets some protection . The Federal Communications Commission has approved the new rules on how the Internet should be governed .

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  18. Republicans in Congress already trying to overturn FCC's latest votesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ars Technica

    US Rep. Marsha Blackburn and Senator Thom Tillis today filed legislation to overturn the municipal broadband decision the Federal Communications Commission made earlier in the day. The FCC today voted to preempt state laws in North Carolina and Tennessee that prevent municipal broadband providers from expanding outside their territories.

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  19. Backers of 'net neutrality' hail FCC decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | 13WHAM

    This, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose tough new rules on broadband providers like Comcast and Verizon, to keep them from creating Internet "fast lanes" for content providers that pay more. The 3-to-2 vote marks a new era of government oversight for an industry that, until now, hasn't seen much of that.

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  20. Police call death of Missouri auditor an 'apparent suicide'Read the original story

    1 hr ago | KSWO

    Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich is dead in what police are describing as an "apparent suicide" at his suburban St. Louis home. A hip-hop performer who called herself "the Michelangelo of buttocks injections" says she has been haunted since the 2011 death of a client injected with low-grade silicone.

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