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Here’s how top tech companies will rally to support net neutrality next week

WEB GIANTS LIKE AMAZON AND GOOGLE JOIN WITH OTHER SITES, LIKE OKCUPID, PORNHUB AND VIMEO, TO PROTEST THE FCC’S WORK TO UNDO EXISTING RULES.

Some of the internet’s biggest brands — from web giants like Amazon and Google to dating apps, porn sites and streaming-video staples — will try to mobilize their users beginning Wednesday in a bid to stop the U.S. government from scrapping its net neutrality rules.

The online protest next week is the latest attempt by Silicon Valley and its Democratic allies to thwart the Federal Communications Commission, which under its new Republican chairman, Ajit Pai, has sought to undo regulations that prevent companies like AT&T, Charter, Comcast* and Verizon from blocking or slowing down web content, including the movie or music offerings from their competitors.

Pai has stressed he supports an open internet — but he believes the existing rules, imposed during the Obama administrat