State Attorneys General Ask Appeals Court to Reinstate Net Neutrality

A group of 22 state attorneys general and the District of Columbia asked a U.S. appeals court to reinstate the Obama administration's 2015 landmark net neutrality rules and reject the Trump administration's efforts to preempt states from imposing their own rules guaranteeing an open Internet. The states, led by New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood, filed a lawsuit in January after the Federal Communications Commission voted in December along party lines to reverse rules that barred internet service providers from blocking or throttling traffic or offering paid fast lanes, also known as paid prioritization.

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