Net-neutrality debate widens

Both sides’ arguments draw scrutiny from fact checkers

Posted: December 5, 2017 at 1:50 a.m.
Updated: December 5, 2017 at 1:50 a.m.

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.

NEW YORK -- Seeking to dispel "myths" about net neutrality, the Trump administration's telecom chief instead put out his own talking points when he suggested that Internet providers had never influenced content available to their customers before neutrality rules took effect in 2015.

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