In an emerging battle over the future of the web, companies are taking sides, reports the New York Times: Facebook said it would not support a proposal by Google and Verizon to regulate internet access, while an AT&T executive called the plan a “reasonable framework.” Most media companies have stayed mute on the subject, but in an interview this week, the media mogul Barry Diller called the proposal a sham. And outside of technology circles, most people have not yet figured out what is at stake. The debate revolves around net neutrality, which in the broadest sense holds that internet...

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