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Writers call for ‘fast lane’ hearings

August 5, 2014

A top writers union is demanding the Federal Communications Commission hold public hearings before moving forward on new regulations for broadband Internet providers. The Writers Guild of America East, which represents TV, film and online writers, said in a letter on Monday that the commission needs to hear from the public to understand the impact of the potential rules, which some have feared would allow companies to cut deals to speed up some users' Internet speeds.


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