United States Sues California for Net Neutrality


The Justice Department says it will sue the state of California over its net neutrality bill, hours after California signed it into law. Federal net neutrality measures — designed to provide equal treatment to all internet content — were initially implemented under the Obama administration, and abolished by the Trump administration last December. Consumer groups support the rules, which they claim aid consumers, while broadband providers argue they add to their costs. Since the FCC overturned the federal laws, net neutrality bills have been introduced by 30 states; California’s is viewed as the nation’s toughest.

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