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Is America’s digital leadership on the wane?
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Is America’s digital leadership on the wane?

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Protesters demonstrate across the street from the Comcast Center Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

If net neutrality is repealed, it could spell disaster for America’s position as an international leader in online innovation, writes global business scholar Bhaskar Chakravorti at Tufts:

"Based on our findings, I believe that rolling back net neutrality rules will jeopardize the digital startup ecosystem that has created value for customers, wealth for investors and globally recognized leadership for American technology companies and entrepreneurs. The digital economy in the U.S. is already on the verge of stalling; failing to protect an open internet would further erode the United States’ digital competitiveness, making a troubling situation even worse."

Read the full article from The Conversation.

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