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Net Neutrality Policy Far Reaching

Net Neutrality Policy Far Reaching

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The Federal Communications Commission is asking for public comments on possible regulations of access to the internet. Critics fear the so called “net neutrality” rules would spell out how companies could limit access to high speed services.
South Dakota Public Utilities Commissioner Chris Nelson says we are already seeing internet traffic becoming segmented in some ways…..

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Nelson says some of the larger internet service providers are already making deals with big content companies……

Nelson says much of the battle is going on out of the sight of consumers……


Nelson says the FCC rulemaking process will take months to years to complete.

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