[JURIST] The US House of Representatives voted on Friday to overturn regulations aimed at preserving the Internet as a free and open platform of communication. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) [official website] approved the regulations last year [JURIST report], which prevent Internet providers from selectively blocking web access. The House voted 240-179 [Reuters report] in favor of a resolution that blocks the regulations. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) [official website] applauded the passage [statement] as "an important step" for…

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