Net neutrality protests planned across US ahead of FCC decision

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Activists plan on holding demonstrations in no fewer than a dozen cities across the United States on Thursday in hopes of having their voices heard ahead of an impending decision they say will influence the future of the internet.

The protests, which are slated to occur outside of the White House in Washington, DC and in front of government buildings in Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas and elsewhere, are being organized by activists concerned over how the Federal Communications Commission will rule when the agency ultimately makes its long awaited decision on net neutrality.

Net neutrality protests planned across US

After months of debate, the FCC is expected to soon settle on a framework that will formally lay out how Internet Service Providers, or ISPs, can handle the delivery of web data from content providers to customers.