SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KERO) — In California a federal judge ruling for the first time the state can enforce its tough net neutrality law.
This clears the way to ban internet providers from slowing down or blocking access to websites and applications that don't pay for premium service.
Former Governor Jerry Brown signed the bill in 2018 making California the first state to pass a net neutrality law.
Open internet advocates hoped the law would spur congress and other states to follow suit. But the Trump Administration quickly sued to block the law which prevented it from taking effect for years while the case was tied up in court.