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US Department of Justice takes California to court after governor signs net neutrality into law

Monday 1 October 2018 | 09:04 CET | News
The US Justice Department has taken legal action against California after the state's governor Jerry Brown signed into law the net neutrality legislation passed earlier by state lawmakers, a filing at the Justice Department shows. The news was first reported by the Washington Post. The California law, which is expected to go into effect on 1 January,  aims to stop internet providers from blocking or throttling legal apps and websites, and prohibits the prioritisation of content. It also bans zero-rating for specific apps in a point going further than the nation's 2015 net neutrality laws,

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