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Protesters Sammi LeMaster and Katherine Fuchs carry the top of an alarm clock display that reads "Net Neutrality" after a demonstration at the Federal Communications Commission on Dec. 14, 2017. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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The History Of Net Neutrality: How Did We Get Here?

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The FCC said Tuesday that the false alert of a ballistic missile sent in Hawaii on Jan. 13 occurred when the worker in charge of alerts confused a drill for a real missile emergency. A highway sign in Honolulu corrects the error. Cory Lum/AP hide caption

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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai led a vote to repeal Obama-era "net neutrality" rules on Thursday. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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FCC Repeals 'Net Neutrality' Rules For Internet Providers

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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has started the process to roll back Obama-era regulations for Internet service providers. The agency is scheduled to vote on Thursday on whether to reverse regulations of whether all web traffic should be treated equally. Emily Bogle/NPR hide caption

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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced Tuesday a plan to repeal Obama-era net neutrality rules. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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FCC's Pai: 'Heavy-Handed' Net Neutrality Rules Are Stifling The Internet

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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has unveiled his plan to undo the 2015 "net neutrality" rules that had placed Internet providers under the strictest-ever regulatory oversight. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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The FCC's Move To Repeal Net Neutrality Rules, Explained

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The Federal Communications Commission is accepting public comment on its proposal to loosen the "net neutrality" rules placed on Internet providers in 2015. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Internet Companies Plan Online Campaign To Keep Net Neutrality Rules

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Earlier this month, President Trump renominated former FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel (left), seen here in 2013 with current commissioners Mingon Clyburn (center) and Ajit Pai. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has started the process to roll back Obama-era regulations for Internet service providers. Emily Bogle/NPR hide caption

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FCC Chief Makes Case For Tackling Net Neutrality Violations 'After The Fact'

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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai launched his net neutrality repeal campaign in a speech Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Eric Thayer/Getty Images hide caption

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In a party-line 50-48 vote Thursday, senators approved a resolution to undo sweeping privacy rules adopted by the Obama-era Federal Communications Commission. Kynny/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit is moving to soften his predecessor's sweeping privacy rules for Internet service providers. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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