Fight over net neutrality rules returns to appeals court

FILE - In this March 17, 2015 file photo, Federal Communications Commisison (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler testifies before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on net neutrality, on Capitol Hill in Washington. A long-running legal battle over government rules that require Internet providers to treat all Web traffic equally is back for another round before a federal appeals court. Cable and telecom industry groups will urge a three-judge panel on Dec. 4 to throw out regulations that forbid online content from being blocked or channeled into fast and slow lanes. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — A key federal appeals court judge who thwarted the last push to make sure consumers get equal access to the Internet appeared open Friday to the government’s revised plan.

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