December 14, 2017

New York Attorney General Announces a Multi-state Lawsuit Challenging the Net Neutrality Vote

Taylor Hatmaker – TechCrunch:

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, a leading voice in the fight against the FCC’s net neutrality rules repeal, has stepped forward with one of the first legal challenges to the commission’s controversial vote.

While we don’t yet know which states will be joining New York in the legal action, it’s safe to assume that we’ll see overlap with those that joined a letter calling for a delay of the vote due to revelations around faked comments during the public feedback process. The letter included 18 attorneys general from the states of Virginia, Delaware, Hawaii, California, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Iowa, Illinois, Maryland, Maine, Mississippi, Oregon, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Washington, Vermont and the District of Columbia.

Well that didn’t take long, did it?

Glad to see Virginia’s AG included in the list.

#netNeutrality #FCC #NewYork #AttorneyGeneral #lawsuit #block

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