reports that by a 34-22 vote, members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee rejected a net neutrality amendment advocated by companies including Microsoft,, and Google. The plan, backed by Democrats, has raised alarms by politicians, advocacy groups, and corporations about a section of the 34-page bill. The groups believe that the FCC must be given powers to prevent broadband companies from charging content providers for preferential treatment of web content. Some opponents of the bill say it doesn't go far enough to target possible errant behavior from broadband providers. Meanwhile, others feel that...

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