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Republican Opposition to Net Neutrality

Since his party’s resounding defeat in last week’s midterm election, Mr. Obama has done two things, nominating Loretta Lynch to succeed Eric Holder as Attorney General and, more strikingly, taking a very strong position in favor of net neutrality, that must be pleasing for his party’s activist base. The President’s statement yesterday regarding net neutrality and the direction in which he would like to see the FCC move was not ambiguous at all. “We cannot allow Internet service providers (ISPs) to restrict the best access or to pick winners and losers in the online marketplace for services and ideas. That is why today, I am asking the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to answer the call of almost 4 million public comments, and implement the strongest possible rules to protect net neutrality.”

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