MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Net neutrality is now officially a thing of the past.

gettyimages 892836250 Net Neutrality Repeal Goes Into Effect

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

The Federal Communications Commission voted to repeal the Obama-era rules requiring internet service providers to treat all content equally in December. The repeal takes effect Monday.

The agency said the regulations were unnecessary and unhelpful, but critics counter that internet service providers will now have too much control over the flow of online content.

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