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What internet firms are saying now that net neutrality is no more

Net neutrality protests outside a Verizon store in Chicago. Photo: Patrick Gorski/NurPhoto via Getty Images

With the FCC's repeal of net neutrality rules set to go into effect next year, attention is turning to the pledges internet service providers have made to consumers about how they'll handle web traffic.

The bottom line: Many are taking a fairly hard line against blocking or slowing down the delivery of content. It gets more complicated when it comes to whether internet companies will allow a website, such as Netflix, to pay for a "fast lane" to prioritize its content over sites' content.