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Google, Microsoft Push for 'Net Neutrality' Law

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Google, Microsoft Push for 'Net Neutrality' Law

Google, Microsoft Push for 'Net Neutrality' Law

Google, Microsoft Push for 'Net Neutrality' Law

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Google and Microsoft are urging Congress to pass a law that would prohibit operators of high-speed internet services from prioritizing certain types of traffic — such as online video — over others.

The so-called "net neutrality" law would regulate how bandwidth is distributed. Day to Day technology correspondent Xeni Jardin explains the proposed law and competing legislation in the U.S. Senate.