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Net neutrality rolled back in US: Here’s how it could change your internet use

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Net neutrality rolled back in US: Here’s how it could change your internet use

Your ability to watch and use your favourite apps and services could start to change — though not right away — following the official demise of Obama-era internet protections. Any changes are likely to happen slowly, as companies assess how much consumers will tolerate. The repeal of “net neutrality” took effect six months after the Federal Communications Commission voted to undo the rules, which had barred broadband and cellphone companies from favoring their own services and discriminating against rivals such as Netflix. Internet providers such as AT&T, Verizon and Comcast had to treat all traffic equally. They couldn’t slow down or block websites and apps of their choosing. Nor could they