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Al Franken (D-Minn.). (credit: Getty Images | Justin Sullivan)

Al Franken (D-Minn.) wants the US to impose net neutrality rules on Google, Facebook, Amazon, Twitter, and other Web companies.
Net neutrality rules today apply only to Internet service providers, such as cable companies and mobile carriers.
ISPs are not allowed to block, throttle, or demand payments to prioritize delivery of lawful Internet traffic.

The rules are meant to give all websites—both the established players and startups—a fair shot at reaching Internet users.
But Franken argues that similar non-discrimination rules should apply to the most dominant websites.
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