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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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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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Ajit Pai, the senior Republican at the Federal Communications Commission, is slated to be the agency's new chairman. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg/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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Members of Indian Youth Congress — a wing of the National Congress party — and National Students Union of India protest for Internet freedom in April 2015 in New Delhi. Mint/Hindustan Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Should India's Internet Be Free Of Charge, Or Free Of Control?

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At the start of a meeting to decide the issue of net neutrality, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler (center) holds hands with FCC Commissioners Mignon Clyburn (left) and Jessica Rosenworcel at the FCC headquarters Thursday. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Republicans in Congress are no fans of FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler's "net neutrality" plan. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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On Net Neutrality, Republicans Pitch Oversight Rather Than Regulation

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