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President speaks about net neutrality

In a video from the White House, President Obama addressed the FCC, pushing for broadband service to be treated like a utility as a way to protect consumers' ability to have equal and fair access to content on the web.

This comes as a response to some internet service providers lobbying the FCC to allow fast lanes, which would mean certain websites would work faster after paying a fee.

Some websites are completely against the idea, like Google and Reddit.

“They should make it clear whether you use a computer, phone, or tablet. Internet providers have a legal obligation not to block or limit your access to a website. Cable companies can't decide which online stores you can shop at or which streaming services you can use, and they can't let any company pay for priority over its competitors,” says President Obama.



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