Washington state passes net neutrality law

Washington on Monday became the first US state to pass its own net neutrality rules, when Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law a bill that effectively reinstates (at the state level) the Obama-era rules wiped out by the Federal Communications Commission.

Back in December, President Donald Trump’s FCC chairman, Ajit Pai, successfully led a vote in December to repeal rules that prohibited ISPs from selectively slowing down internet traffic to different sites.

Read More – ZDNET

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