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Apple Defends Net Neutrality

  • Re/code, Thursday, August 31, 2017 4:08 PM

Finally wading into the net neutrality debate, Apple is urging the White House prevent carriers like Comcast and Verizon from turning the Web speeds into a tiered system.

“In its new comments to the Federal Communications Commission, the iPhone maker specifically urged Chairman Ajit Pai not to roll back an existing ban against so-called ‘fast lanes,’” Recode reports. “Apple doesn’t take an explicit position on the real legal issue at hand -- if the FCC should protect the open internet by treating telecom giants similar to utilities.”

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