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UT cancels new Wi-Fi fee amid student outrage

By Julie Chang - American-Statesman Staff



A new Wi-Fi fee launched this fall at the University of Texas at Austin would have cost about $1 a month for students, but it sparked such outrage on social media that the university backed off after two days.

On Twitter, students who were notified via email last week of the policy shift called the charges absurd, an example of how the university nickels and dimes them.

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