California's 'gold standard' net neutrality becomes law

Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill requiring California corporate boards to include women

Net neutrality has become a rallying cry for liberal activists and younger Americans, who complain of corporate priorities they say are at odds with what they want to see in internet governance.

This law prohibits ISPs from blocking or slowing down access to websites and other services.

The U.S. Department of Justice sued immediately, arguing that the federal government has exclusive authority to regulate the internet. "Other states should follow California's lead, and Congress should pass the joint resolution to reverse the FCC's resoundingly unpopular repeal". Jerry Brown on Sunday. The Department of Justice says that the new California law goes against the federal governments desire to deregulate the internet by creating anti-consumer requirements. "Once again the California legislature has enacted an extreme and illegal state law attempting to frustrate federal policy".

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Marc Martin, a former FCC staffer who is now chairman of communications practice at the law firm Perkins Coie, said typical "pre-emption" lawsuits filed by the federal government seek to bar states from ignoring properly enacted federal regulations such as the Voting Rights Act. Jerry Browns, but the Justice Department quickly filed a lawsuit to block its implementation.

"Despite their army of lobbyists and millions spent lining the pockets of legislators, these companies continue to lose ground in the face of overwhelming cross-partisan opposition to their greedy attacks on our Internet freedom. It's also about ensuring a level playing field for ideas and for businesses trying to compete". A hefty thank you to the Golden State for your effort to get right what the @FCC got so wrong when it rolled back open internet protections late a year ago.

Three states - Oregon, Washington and Vermont - passed their own net neutrality bills ahead of California, though none of them were as strict.

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However, the tsunami caused a power outage in Palu, snapping its communication lines and making collection of information hard . On Aug. 5, a powerful quake on the Indonesian island of Lombok killed 505 people, most of whom died in collapsing buildings.

The bill, SB 826, was authored by state senator Hannah-Beth Jackson who noted that research shows that women tend to be more collaborative and better multitaskers.

The bill also required a $200,000 grant to the University of California and California State University systems to provide 24-hour phone service to abortion medication recipients, according to the report. California was the first and so Trump has ordered his minions to make an example of them. California fought Trump and Sessions on their immigration lawsuit.

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said on Sunday the Trump Administration was ignoring "millions of Americans who voiced strong support for net neutrality rules" while California, which is "home to countless start-ups, tech giants and almost 40 million consumers - will not allow a handful of power brokers to dictate sources for information or the speed at which websites load".

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