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Wed, Jan 15, 2014 -- 9:00 AM

Court Strikes Blow to Net Neutrality


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FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler says his agency will consider appealing a ruling against the FCC's net neutrality policy.
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FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler says his agency will consider appealing a ruling against the FCC's net neutrality policy.

On Tuesday, a federal appeals court ruled that the FCC cannot continue to enforce net neutrality. That means Internet service providers (ISPs) are no longer required to treat traffic equally, stirring opponents' concerns that large, deep-pocketed providers like Verizon can slow or block certain web traffic. What will the ruling mean for Internet service providers, content creators and consumers?

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Laura Sydell, digital culture correspondent for NPR

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