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Something Absolutely Terrible Just Happened To The Internet. Here's Why.

2014 is shaping up to be a terrible year for the free and open Internet. A federal court struck down the net neutrality rules that prevent charming companies like Comcast and Time Warner Cable from playing favorites with website speeds. For example: Let's say Comcast's cable division gets tired of competing with Netflix. Without net neutrality, Comcast can slow down Netflix and charge consumers to speed it back up. The ruling was terrible, but it was made possible by a chain of events set in motion years before. In order to really understand why this is happening, we'll need to follow the money.

Something Absolutely Terrible Just Happened To The Internet. Here's Why.

Living a simple and happy life, Chow Yun-fat plans to give his around $700 million fortune to charity, Hong Kong movie site Jayne Stars reported.

Chow Yun Fat was born in Lamma Island, Hong Kong, to a mother who was a cleaning lady and vegetable farmer, and a father who worked on a Shell Oil Company tanker. Chow grew up in a farming community, in a house with no electricity.

He would wake at dawn each morning to help his mother sell herbal jelly and Hakka tea-pudding on the streets; in the afternoons, he went to work in the fields.

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