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Net Neutrality Rules Expire

By Staff

Monday, June 11, 2018 1:22 PM

Emily Canal of Inc. writes, “Net neutrality rules designed to ensure equal internet access formally expired on Monday after a lengthy battle. But as the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of the rules takes effect, states are pushing their own laws to protect their version of a free and open internet. Two states, Oregon and Washington, have passed net neutrality laws and 29 states are considering legislation, which could lead to new legal battles over internet laws. California could be next. Obama-era federal regulations prevented internet providers from slowing, blocking or charging websites special fees to get their content in front of users. The idea was that all internet traffic should be treated equally by broadband providers. Here's how the end of net neutrality could impact your business.” Read More.

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