Net Neutrality Wins Victory In Federal Court

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By Ian Bush PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Net neutrality: Ted Cruz once derided it as ‘Obamacare for the Internet.’ Supporters call it key to keeping the web on a level playing field for all. Now, a federal appeals court has handed a victory to the White House-backed plan. However, the fight isn’t over for either side.…

Net neutrality: Ted Cruz once derided it as ‘Obamacare for the Internet.’ Supporters call it key to keeping the web on a level playing field for all. Now, a federal appeals court has handed a victory to the White House-backed plan.

However, the fight isn’t over for either side.

These net neutrality rules, approved early last year by majority Democrats on the Federal Communications Commission, would regulate the Internet like a public utility.

“Think of the telephone company: they have to treat everyone and all calls equally. It can’t make some calls clearer than others, some calls more likely to go through.”

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