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FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler appears poised to propose new rules that would classify Internet service providers as public utilities in a move designed to ensure everyone has the same access to free content …

The chairman of the FCC assessed that SoftBank-Sprint-Clearwire deal is on track for action this spring, says an analyst note. Chairman Tom Wheeler didn't say so directly, but he left little doubt that he and fellow Democrats on the FCC will stand up to cable and telco Internet providers next month by adopting net The will vote on the new proposal on February 26th, he said. Supporters of network neutrality argue th slow lanes will damage innovion and give larger panies an unfair advantage. Tags: fccs, chairman, hints, move, Sprint and T-Mobile merger may Sprint and T-Mobile have been trying to get married years. They just got a step closer. Kevin Martin sent a signal today th the may issue an order against cast in the wake of the scandal over their use of packet gery to interfere with BitTorrent, Gnutella, and

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Obama endorsed an effort to reclassify the Internet as a public utility to give regulators authority to enforce "net neutrality," the principle barring Internet service firms from playing favorites or opening up "fast lanes" for those who pay more. Obama's…