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Everything you need to know about today's net neutrality victory in seven minutes

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Strong new rules with solid legal footing

This morning the FCC voted 3-2 along party lines to approve new rules that enshrine the concept of net neutrality. Blocking, throttling, and paid prioritization were all explicitly banned, and the FCC extended its authority to cover the world of peering and interconnection, something companies like Netflix had been asking for.

The vote will likely result in new legal challenges from internet service providers. The Republican-controlled legislature has also said that it may propose new laws that might strip the FCC of its power or propose an alternate version of net neutrality. The battle has been won, but the war is far from over.