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Google, Amazon Join Online Protest of Net Neutrality Change

  • Protest aims to deter Trump appointee bent on gutting rules
  • Web giants to urge internet users to contact Congress, FCC
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FCC Takes First Step to Rescind Net Neutrality Rules

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How many online activists does it take to save Silicon Valley’s favorite Obama-era regulation?

Organizers of an online protest aimed at derailing a Republican plan to roll back net neutrality rules are hoping the magic number is 70,000. That’s the number of sites and organizations -- including Amazon.com, Google, Facebook and even President Donald Trump’s favored medium, Twitter -- that have pledged to participate.