The Justice Department is suing California to block a recently signed law restoring net neutrality rules that the Federal Communications Commission discarded last year, setting up a high-stakes legal bout between the Trump administration and the nation's most populous state. The announcement comes immediately on the heels of Democratic California Gov. Jerry Brown’s … [Read more...] about Trump administration sues California over net neutrality law
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By Levi Sumagaysay | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: August 30, 2018 at 3:18 pm | UPDATED: September 6, 2018 at 10:42 am After a hard-fought battle, the nation’s toughest net neutrality law passed in California on Friday and is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk — where a signature from the governor will restore tight … [Read more...] about California passes nation’s toughest net neutrality law, bill heads to governor
California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law the strictest set of net neutrality protections ever seen in the US. Up against a midnight deadline, Brown, a Democrat, signed a bill Sunday that makes the Obama-era net neutrality protections state law. The new law is considered the strictest set of net neutrality protections to date. In addition to forbidding internet service … [Read more...] about California’s ‘gold standard’ net neutrality becomes law
In March of last year, Stephen Colbert stepped out onto the Late Show stage and kicked off a monologue over the twinkle of a keyboard. “Hey, I’ve got a quick question for you guys, if you don’t mind me asking,” he said to the audience. “Anybody here use the internet?” The audience cheered. “Might want to knock that off,” he … [Read more...] about Marsha Blackburn fought to end net neutrality, but will it matter to voters?
Suggesting that the FCC would pull federal rank over state's rights, he reminded his well-heeled audience: "In fact, just last week, the US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit reaffirmed the well-established law that state regulation of information services is preempted by federal law. Last December, the FCC made clear that broadband is just such an information service."As … [Read more...] about FCC’s Ajit Pai labels California net neutrality law ‘illegal’