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FCC Plan Would Give Internet Providers Power to Choose the Sites Customers See and Use

The Washington Post reports that federal regulators unveiled a plan Tuesday that would give Internet providers broad powers to determine what websites and online services their customers can see and use, and at what cost.

Next month the Federal Communications Commission will vote on the proposal that could reshape the entire digital ecosystem: the undoing of the government’s net neutrality rules.

Reporter Brian Fung explains that Tuesday’s move hands a win to broadband companies such as AT&T, Verizon and Comcast.

“The FCC’s proposal is largely opposed by Internet companies such as Google, which said Tuesday that the net neutrality rules help protect an open Internet,” Fung writes

Read the Post‘s report.