Net neutrality ends Monday, internet changes expected

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A bill that makes Washington the first state to set up its own net-neutrality requirements in response to the Federal Communications Commission’s recent repeal of Obama-era rules awaits the signature of Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, Monday, March 5, 2018 in Olympia, Wash. The FCC voted in December to gut U.S. rules that meant to prevent […]

(NEWS10) – Net neutrality will officially end, Monday April 23rd.

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted in December to repeal Obama-era net neutrality protections, which were intended to keep the internet open and fair.

With the repeal, the FCC will do away with rules barring internet providers from blocking or slowing down access to online content.

The effort was cheered by the telecom industry, but protested by the tech industry and consumer advocacy groups.

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