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Obama Vows To Protect Net Neutrality

President Barack Obama pledged to veto a congressional measure that would overturn new U.S. Internet traffic rules, reports Reuters. Adopted by the FCC, the Internet rules forbid broadband providers from blocking legal content while leaving flexibility for providers to manage their networks. The rules, which go into effect Nov. 20, have been slammed by the GOP. Mandating the neutrality of the Internet has been a fierce battle for the past 10 years.

 

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