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Net Neutrality And You: What's At Stake With Internet Regulation?

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The Federal Communications Commission has proposed rolling back net neutrality regulations. On this "Vermont Edition," we look at what the changes are and how they could affect internet users.

Net neutrality is the concept that all data on the internet is treated equally. The Federal Communications Commission instituted these regulations during the Obama administration.

Now, those rules could be rolled back to allow internet providers to offer "fast lanes" for those willing to pay for that access.

Kip Steele, a member of the IT team at UVM Health Network, provides a primer on net neutrality to begin the program.

Then Bradley Holt, developer advocate and senior software engineer with IBM Watson Data Platform, and Tom Evslin, Vermont's former chief technology officer, discuss the changes being proposed by the FCC and how they could affect you.

Broadcast live on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.

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