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Federal judge allows California net neutrality law to take effect

February 26, 2021

Via: Jurist

A judge for the US District Court for the Eastern District of California refused to grant a preliminary injunction on Tuesday, thereby allowing California’s net neutrality law to take effect.

The California Internet Consumer Protection and Net Neutrality Act was signed by the former California Governor Jerry Brown in September 2018. The Act sought to “prohibit fixed and mobile Internet service providers … that provide broadband Internet access service … from engaging in specified actions concerning the treatment of Internet traffic.” For example, the Act prohibited internet and broadband providers from blocking lawful content or impairing lawful internet traffic.

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