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FCC chairman's call to remove neutrality rules sparks debate

Under his proposal, the designation of broadband firms such as AT&T and Comcast as common carriers will end

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Mr Pai has asked for a vote at the Federal Communications Commission's May 18 meeting on a proposal that would begin months of debate as the agency decides how to dismantle the Net neutrality rules.

Washington

US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Ajit Pai raised the prospect of undoing major parts of Net neutrality rules backed by Silicon Valley, calling for the agency to consider lifting bans on blocking Web traffic or building "fast lanes" that favour the rich.

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