Washington Governor Signs First State Net Neutrality Bill

“At the state level, bill essentially reinstates rules the Federal Communications Commission rolled back earlier this year” … More:

Reminder: “(…) Net neutrality requires internet service providers to treat all online content the same, meaning they can’t deliberately speed up or slow down traffic from specific websites to put their own content at advantage over rivals.  The FCC’s decision to overturn net neutrality has been championed by the telecom industry, but widely criticized by technology companies and consumer advocacy groups. Attorneys general from more than 20 red and blue states filed a lawsuit in January to stop the repeal. (…) ” via CNN

More: Washington is taking the idea of protecting the open internet into their own hands.

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