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Canada will remain steadfast in its defence of an open Internet even after U.S. telecom regulators have confirmed plans to roll back Obama-era rules designed to protect net neutrality, Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains said Wednesday.

“Canada will continue to stand for diversity and freedom of expression,” Bains said in an email. “Our government remains committed to the principles of net neutrality‎.”

Source: Toronto Star

Date: December 1st, 2017

Link: https://www.thestar.com/business/tech_news/2017/11/22/repeal-of-net-neutrality-in-us-could-impact-canada.html

Discussion

1) Proponents of repealing net neutrality say it has “stifled investment in critical internet infrastructure”.  Do you agree or disagree, and why?

2) Why is Canada pushing net neutrality but the U.S. is not?

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