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Bloggers take on telecoms giants

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    Bloggers take on telecoms giants to save spirit of Net



    Campaigners across the political spectrum are massing against plans to introduce "congestion charging" on the World Wide Web, which they say could kill the spirit of the internet.

    An army of bloggers has been joined by celebrities including the singer Moby and the founders of Google and Microsoft to fight a decision in the US House of Representatives that allows telecoms companies to charge popular websites for priority access to the Web.

    A law that would have enshrined the neutrality of the Net was voted down by congressmen late on Thursday...

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