Net neutrality the law in one state

Washington first to enact its own rules since FCC rollback

Posted: March 7, 2018 at 1:57 a.m.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee speaks Monday in Olympia before he signs a bipartisan state measure to prohibit Internet providers from blocking content or interfering with online traffic.

Setting up a likely legal fight with President Donald Trump's administration, Washington has become the first state to enact its own Net-neutrality requirements after U.S. regulators repealed Obama-era rules designed to keep the Internet an even playing field.

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