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The fate of the open Internet just got a little bit clearer.

February 19, 2013

The fate of the open Internet just got a little bit clearer.

For weeks now, it's been legal for Internet providers to slow down or block Americans' access to Web content — the result of a federal court ruling against regulators at the Federal Communications Commission. On Wednesday, FCC chairman Tom Wheeler fired back with a new plan to preserve Internet openness — but more important than his vow to write new rules on net neutrality may be two carefully calculated moves that show Wheeler's promise as a tactician.


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