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A Google broadband technician installs a fiber-optic network at a home of one of the early Google Fiber customers in Kansas City, Kan., in 2012. Julie Denesha/Bloomberg/Getty Images hide caption

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Aspiring Internet star Huang Xian'er (right) live-streams a chat with a guest about hiking around Beijing. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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China's Internet Stars Embrace Lowbrow — And Aim For High Profits

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Author Tim Wu says that much of the content on the Internet is created by businesses that are on a "quest for clicks." PeopleImages.com/Getty Images hide caption

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How Free Web Content Traps People In An Abyss Of Ads And Clickbait

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A man poses with a sign of Pepe the Frog outside Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., site of Monday's first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters hide caption

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Republicans Say Obama Administration Is Giving Away The Internet

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Listen: 'Web Site Story,' NPR's Musical About The Internet — From 1999

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Comcast's discounted program, called Internet Essentials, is expanding beyond families with schoolchildren. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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The Democratic majority of the Federal Communications Commission voted to approve new "net neutrality" rules in February 2015, prompting a court challenge from Internet providers. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Baidu, China's largest search engine, is under investigation after a college student with a rare form of cancer said it promoted a fraudulent treatment. Alexander F. Yuan/AP hide caption

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China Investigates Search Engine Baidu After Student Dies Of Cancer

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