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Photo by Eric Goodwin / Assistant News Editor On Wednesday, major US companies like Facebook, Google and Netflix, as well as individuals across the country, will rally together in defense of  “net neutrality.” The term may be unfamiliar to some, but net neutrality affects anyone connected to the Internet — about 87 percent of the US …

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WASHINGTON — Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile now must act in the “public interest” when providing a mobile connection to your home or phone, under rules approved Thursday by a divided Federal Communications Commission. The plan, which puts the Internet in the same regulatory camp as the telephone and bans …

(AP) — President Barack Obama says Internet providers shouldn’t be allowed to cut deals with online services like Netflix, Amazon or YouTube to move their content faster. In a statement released by the White House Monday, the president called for an “explicit ban” on such deals. Obama also said that federal regulators should reclassify the Internet as a …