Highlights: FCC fields questions on net neutrality

Members of global advocacy group Avaaz stand next

Members of global advocacy group Avaaz stand next to a digital counter showing the number of petition signatures calling for net neutrality outside the Federal Communication Commission in Washington on Jan. 30, 2014. (Credit: AP)

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The Federal Communications Commission held a Twitter chat on May 13, 2014, to answer questions about its policies surrounding the controversial principle of "net neutrality." The verdict: It was a passionate chat.

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FCC Senior Counsel for External Affairs Gigi B. Sohn tweeted for the FCC, attempting to address concerns over corporate favortism, business competition and the classification of the Internet as anything other than a utility. See below for highlights from the chat, or see the entire chat on Twitter by searching the #FCCNetNeutrality hashtag.

The event started at 2 p.m. and ran until 3 p.m.

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