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Author(s) The Wall Street Journal editorial board
Source The Wall Street Journal
Date November 23, 2017
Quotes-start.png Readers may now wonder why they are hearing claims that the Comcast customer service department will soon rule the internet. This line is a classic case of rent-seeking from internet companies like Netflix, which want to limit how much they have to pay to stream movies that suck up a lot of bandwidth. The real story is that, thanks to new leadership at the FCC, this week a few tech giants in Silicon Valley lost to American consumers who will benefit from more innovation and choice online. Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Net neutrality should be repealed on the topic Net neutrality in the United States.