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FCC clarifies new rules on net neutrality

The federal government took its biggest step yet this week toward ensuring a free and open internet. It’s called net neutrality, the idea that all data on the web should be treated equally. No fast lanes for big companies. No higher prices for greater speeds. President Obama pressed for the policy, and yesterday we got word of the new proposed rules from the Federal Communications Commission, which went even further than expected. Gigi Sohn is the special counsel for external affairs at the FCC and she joins us from Washington to walk us through the proposal.

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