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Members of global advocacy group Avaaz stand next to a digital counter showing the number of petition signatures calling for net neutrality outside the Federal Communication Commission in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. Avaaz joined other US advocacy groups to deliver more than a million signatures for a free and democratic internet to the FCC. (AP)
Members of global advocacy group Avaaz stand next to a digital counter showing the number of petition signatures calling for net neutrality outside the Federal Communication Commission in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. Avaaz joined other US advocacy groups to deliver more than a million signatures for a free and democratic internet to the FCC. (AP)
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Yesterday, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced he was preparing to roll back net neutrality regulations.

Boston is one of the country's tech centers, and changes to broadband regulations could have a significant impact on the local economy.

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Asma Khalid, WBUR BostonomiX reporter. She tweets @asmamk and @bostonomix.

Hiawatha Bray, technology writer for the business section of The Boston Globe. He tweets @globetechlab.

This article was originally published on April 27, 2017.

This segment aired on April 27, 2017.

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