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Tech: The government proposed new rules that would let internet providers block apps — read the full plan (VZ, CMCSA)

The FCC is looking to reverse a 2015 ruling classifying the internet as a utility, which is opposed by ISPs but supported by net neutrality advocates.
The FCC will vote on a new rule December 14 that will repeal net neutrality regulations put in place in 2015.
The full text of the draft order was released on Wednesday.
It includes several major changes which allow ISPs to create so-called “fast lanes,” block apps and services, and it also proposes giving some oversight responsibilities to the FTC.
The FCC, led by chairman Ajit Pai, released the final draft of a closely-watched plan on Wednesday to reverse a net neutrality policy enacted in 2015 which banned the blocking or slowing down of web content.
Net neutrality is the concept that all internet traffic should be treated equally, no matter what internet service provider is carrying it.

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