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Leading media and tech companies, including Amazon.com, Microsoft and Walt Disney — have joined together to lobby the Federal Communication…

Leading media and tech companies, including Amazon.com, Microsoft and Walt Disney — have joined together to lobby the Federal Communications Commission to adopt rules preserving the free-flowing nature of the Internet. The coalition, called, Coalition of Broadband Users and Innovators, believes that FCC may adopt rules that could allow providers of broadband services to favor certain services and Internet sites.

“If that happens, they say, the Internet could evolve into a cable-TV-like system, where providers of high-speed Internet access could steer subscribers toward affiliated Internet sites.”

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By Rafat Ali

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