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WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 21: Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski (R) delviers remarks before the commission voted to adopted controversial Net neutrality rules December 21, 2010 in Washington, DC. The rules put into effect by the commission create two different classes of broadband internet service -- one for fixed networks and another for wireless networks -- due to their technological differences. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)  WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 21: Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski (R) delviers remarks before the commission voted to adopted controversial Net neutrality rules December 21, 2010 in Washington, DC. The rules put into effect by the commission create two different classes of broadband internet service -- one for fixed networks and another for wireless networks -- due to their technological differences. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)   

Rep. Terry calls net neutrality advocates hypocrites for opposing U.N. Internet regulation

A top lawmaker on the House Energy and Commerce Committee Wednesday said while he is glad to see U.S. policy makers joining forces to oppose international efforts to regulate the Internet, the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules undermine U.S. credibility on the issue.

“I think there is certain level of hypocrisy” among those who favor net neutrality rules while opposing efforts to regulate the Internet internationally, Rep. Lee Terry, R-Neb., vice chairman of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee, said during a roundtable discussion Wednesday evening sponsored by the Phoenix Center.

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