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Still Confused About Net Neutrality? John Oliver Explains. (Video)

Net neutrality isn’t just favored by anti-corporate hippies, HBO’s John Oliver explains.

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Net neutrality isn’t the easiest subject to get your arms around. Most people get the general idea: Internet traffic should be treated equally and not blocked. But when the conversation turns to the details you tend to lose some folks.

Former “Daily Show” correspondent John Oliver took on the issue of net neutrality recently for his new HBO show “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.”

“Net neutrality. The only two words that promise more boredom in the English language are ‘featuring Sting,’” he said. “The Internet in its current form is not broken. And the FCC is currently taking steps to fix that.”

This article originally appeared on Recode.net.

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