In Bold Move, FCC Chairman Calls for Tough Rules to Protect Net Neutrality

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Federal Communication Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler on Wednesday announced plans to regulate high-speed Internet as a public utility, in what he calls the "strongest open Internet protections ever proposed." The FCC still needs to approve the changes, but the new rules would require Internet service providers to treat all content equally. We'll discuss what the regulations would mean for companies, consumers and the future of the Internet.

Guests:

Laura Sydell, digital culture correspondent for NPR

Corynne McSherry, intellectual property director for the Electronic Frontier Foundation

Scott Cleland, chairman of NetCompetition, a group sponsored by broadband companies

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