Net Neutrality Remains In Montana, US – Here’s Why

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Montana state’s governor, Steve Bullock, signed an executive order requiring any service providers with state contracts to abide by net neutrality rules, even while the FCC has repealed those rules nationally.

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Montana’s governor, Steve Bullock, signed an executive order that will force internet service providers with state contracts to abide by net neutrality rules, which barred internet service providers from blocking or throttling traffic or offering paid fast lanes, also known as paid prioritization.

“Montana’s future depends on a free and open internet,” Bullock tweeted, adding that he hoped the state’s initiative would inspire other states to follow suit.

In a subsequent tweet he offered to pass on a copy of the order to make things easy.

Earlier this month, 22 attorneys general signed on to a lawsuit last week to block the FCC from repealing the rules. The lawmakers attacked the FCC’s “arbitrary and capricious” changes to policy.

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Net Neutrality Remains In Montana - Here’s Why
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Montana state's governor, Steve Bullock, signed an executive order Monday requiring any service providers with state contracts to abide by net neutrality rules, even while the FCC has repealed those rules nationally.
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