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Net neutrality: Facebook, Twitter and other tech firms signal fight isn’t over

Facebook, Twitter and other tech firms on Dec 14 slammed a decision by federal regulators to repeal net neutrality rules, signalling the fight is far from over. 
The rules, which were passed during the Obama administration in 2015, barred Internet service providers from blocking websites or content in favour of others. 
Republicans, who voted to repeal the rules, argue that they have stifled innovation and investment in broadband networks. But supporters of the rules fear that internet service providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon will provide a "fast lane" for certain websites and services, including ones they own. 
Here's what some of the world's largest tech firms had to say after the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 to overturn the net neutrality rules: 


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