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Washington is 1st state to pass net neutrality, defying the FCC

Rep. Drew Hansen (D-Bainbridge Island) sponsored Washington’s net neutrality bill.”
Photo credit: HouseDemocrats.WA.Gov.

– “Washington becomes first state in the nation to pass net neutrality regulations in defiance of FCC”
“A bill that reinstates protections repealed by the Federal Communications Commission in December passed both houses of Washington state’s legislature Tuesday [Feb. 27 ,2018] afternoon. It now heads to the governor’s desk to be signed.

“The bill forbids broadband companies from blocking or slowing lawful internet traffic or selling fast lanes at a premium. It also requires broadband companies to publicly disclose their business practices ‘sufficient for consumers to make informed choices,'” by Monica Nickelsburg, GeekWire.
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Posted by Steve on March 3, 2018 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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