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The Internet is a communication service.  The service providers MUST be reclassified as "Telecommunication Services" (aka "Title II"), so they can be regulated like telephone services and other two-way services.  They were MISclassified as "Title I" by an earlier FCC, and should never have remained unregulated.  Already, VOIP provides telephone services over Internet, and those are Title II services over a Title I service.  That is just a way to benefit large communications companies by allowing them to set their own rules, instead of adhering to the published rules, regulations and decisions of The Commission.

It is VITAL that we no longer allow large telecommunications like AT&T, Verizon, Comcast and others to negotiate "deals" with other huge corporations that will leave the rest of us, the Citizens, with slower, lower-quality and inefficient service.

Please reclassify Internet Service Providers with more than 10,000 customers under Title II; that will regulate the large firms, and leave smaller, independent ISPs able to continue to provide services without imposing additional regulations that would burden them with additional reporting requirements.

You can post your own response by going to and clicking on the light-blue "14-28" in the left column, on the line that says "Protecting and Promoting the Open Internet" and "10-127", "In the Matter of Framework for Broadband Internet Service."  (I sent the same message in both cases.  Before you click any button, just copy the entire text, from top to bottom, and then paste into the next one.)

Be sure to click on Confirm at the top of the page when you're done with each submission, else the FCC will never see it!  (Clever, these bureaucrats; make it confusing and redundant, to minimize the responses from pesky, irritating CITIZENS!)

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