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Net Neutrality Upheld as the Law of the Web

After two previous rejections, an appeals court affirms the Obama administration's hard-fought regulation.

A common carrier.

Photographer: Scott Eells/Bloomberg

For net neutrality, the third time turned out to be the charm. An appeals court upheld a Federal Communications Commission order requiring broadband companies to treat all internet-based content providers the same -- after rejecting FCC efforts to achieve roughly the same result twice before in the last seven years.

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