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In this Feb. 26, 2015, file photo, Federal Communication Commission Commissioner Ajit Pai speaks during an open hearing and vote on net neutrality in Washington. The FCC is planning to vote in November on proposals to roll back ownership rules that were meant to support diverse voices in local media. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)
In this Feb. 26, 2015, file photo, Federal Communication Commission Commissioner Ajit Pai speaks during an open hearing and vote on net neutrality in Washington. The FCC is planning to vote in November on proposals to roll back ownership rules that were meant to support diverse voices in local media. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)
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Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, announced Tuesday that the agency will repeal net neutrality rules put in place by the Obama administration. The change is seen as a victory for the telecommunications industry, while tech companies are largely in favor of keeping net neutrality.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Tony Romm (@TonyRomm), senior editor of policy and politics for Recode.

Editor's Note: NPR's legal counsel has filed comments with the FCC on the net neutrality proposal, in opposition to deregulation. You can read them here.

This segment aired on November 21, 2017.

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