The internet has been up in arms over reports that Google has been in secret talks with US carrier Verizon that would pose a threat to net neutrality.

After much speculation on the matter, Google has officially responded to these reports, flat out denying rumours via a message posted on its Google Public Policy Twitter page:

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The tweet is pretty conclusive and should put an end to the rumours. It will be interesting to see how the New York Times responds to this.