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The economy, explained, with stories and surprises. Imagine you could call up a friend and say, "Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy." Now imagine that's actually a fun evening. That's what we're going for at <em>Planet Money</em>. People seem to like it.

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#203 Planet Money: Creating Lanes On The Information Superhighway

August 14th, 2010

Episode 297 of 910 episodes

The network neutrality debate, which has been burning up the comments section of many a tech blog for several years now, hit mainstream media this week when Verizon and Google released a joint proposal for new legislation regulating the internet. The debate really boils down to the economics of the internet. How it operates, and who pays. On today's podcast, we put on flame-resistant suits and dive in. We talk to two economists to find out what net neutrality will mean for the future of the internet.

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