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The FCC's net neutrality rules: What we know so far

Grant Gross | March 2, 2015
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to pass new net neutrality rules and reclassify broadband as a regulated telecommunications service, but the text of the full order may not be released for several weeks. Here's what we know so far:

The reclassification of broadband may prompt some states to look into imposing broadband taxes, but a U.S. law, called the Internet Tax Freedom Act, prohibits state taxes on broadband access. State legislators would have to come up with a novel new way to tax broadband unrelated to access to impose new taxes.

 

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