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Huffington Post Explores Why Some Rights Groups Sided with ISPs in Net Neutrality Fight

The Huffington Post has an interesting article attempting to unravel why some rights groups have sided with broadband Internet and mobile service providers in the fight over net neutrality. They specifically point the finger at the NAACP, who has decided that it would be bad to put restrictions on ISPs because it will stymie their efforts to build out broadband networks in urban areas.

But, while the report may single out the NAACP in its headline, it does go on to mention that over 40 civil rights groups are supporting broadband providers that oppose stricter net neutrality rules.

Critics of these groups claim that the only reason many of these groups oppose net neutrality rules is because they receive substantial donations or funding from many of the country’s top broadband and mobile providers.

Read more via Huffington Post.

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