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President Obama: FCC's Wheeler Will Protect Open Internet

February 3, 2014

Obama said a lot of the new and innovative ways to reach people would not have happened if there had been "commercial barriers and roadblocks." The President made network neutrality a campaign issue when he ran in 2008, and gave the rules a shout-out when they were approved in December 2010 under the chairmanship of his former law school classmate, Julius Genachowski.


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