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AK Senate statement backs 'free and open' internet


April 26, 2018

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Senate has narrowly approved a formal statement supporting a “free and open” internet that’s equally accessible to all consumers.

The so-called Sense of the Senate also calls on Congress to overturn a Federal Communications Commission decision to end net-neutrality protections. It passed 11-7.

The FCC in December voted to gut U.S. rules meant to prevent broadband companies from exercising more control over what people watch and see online.

Sen. Bill Wielechowski (wil-a-KOW-skee), an Anchorage Democrat who sponsored the Senate statement, says it...

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