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California will not apply network neutrality legislation

The State Attorney General has agreed not to enforce its new law aimed at preventing ISPs from favoring certain websites…

The State Attorney General has agreed not to enforce its new law aimed at preventing ISPs from favoring certain websites and apps – while a trial is in Washington.

California law made the state in violation of federal government. Federal Communications Commission voted to reverse Obama’s network neutrality protection in December of December. Ajit Pai, the FCC chairman appointed by President Donald Trump, suspended the suspension as a way to stop the federal government from “micromanaging the Internet”.

Mozilla, an ideally dedicated to ensuring “free and open internet” a trial claiming the FCC’s decision to violate network neutrality “violates both federal law and harms Internet users and innovators.”

California then approved its own network neutrality law on September 30, which would come into force in January. The state bill prohibits ISPs from blocking, slowing down or speeding up content from certain websites or apps.

DOJ and Internet companies struck back with trial.

And in a legal document filed on Friday, a judge revealed that California has agreed to hold on to applying its law until the Mozilla goal is settled.

The American Cable Association, representing companies such as Comcast (CMCSA), is a party in a target against California. The organization said in a statement published on its website that it considers the move “a profit for consumers.”

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has long promised to protect network neutrality laws in his state.

“Every step we take, every action we launch is meant to put us in the best position to preserve network neutrality for the 40 million people in our state,” said Becerra, a Democrat, in a statement to the media.

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