Why Everyone Was Wrong About Net Neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler. Credit Photograph by JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Today, the Federal Communications Commission, by a vote of three to two, enacted its strongest-ever rules on net neutrality , preserving an open Internet by prohibiting broadband providers from blocking or slowing content that flows across their pipes. It is a substantial achievement for the Obama Administration and the F.C.C. chairman Tom Wheeler, and also for the many groups that fought hard for the outcome. But it also is a moment to reflect back on the process over the last year that led here, and figure out why what so many

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