Net Neutrality News
What's the status of Net Neutrality?
This list is provided in time order, with the most recent items listed first.
- 2017-12-14: So far, 17 states have announced that they will sue the government over net neutrality deregulations. The list includes California, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington. (Source: Arstechnica, CNet, Verified Politics)
- 2017-12-14: The state of Washington announced steps to protect net neutrality for people in Washington state. (Source: Washington State Government)
- 2017-12-14: Hacker Factor launched this web site, Neutral Charge.
- 2017-12-14: The FCC voted to deregulate net neutrality. (Source: Washington Post)
- 2017-12-13: The day before the FCC vote, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai put out a video claiming that nothing will change when net neutrality is repealed. In particular, he mentioned that you can still stream videos, even though the 2015 net neutrality regulations were explicitly created because ISPs like Comcast, Verizon, and AT&T were throttling streaming videos from Netflix.