State leaders announce steps to protect net neutrality

December 13, 2017

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On the eve of an expected vote by the Federal Communications Commission to roll back crucial net neutrality rules, Gov. Jay Inslee joined Attorney General Bob Ferguson, legislators, and business leaders to announce state plans to preserve an open internet and protect Washington consumers from internet companies that are not transparent about costs or services.

While the FCC’s vote will preempt states from ensuring full net neutrality, there are a number of steps that can be taken at the state level to promote an open internet and strengthen protections for consumers.

Inslee’s proposal would make Washington state the first in the nation to act on net neutrality. 

Read more on the governor's Medium page

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Governor Inslee’s Communications Office
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