New York has a clever fix to the FCC killing net neutrality

Net Neutrality: New York internet providers

In a vote last week, the Federal Communications Commission voted to kill net neutrality and unmuzzle internet service providers to do whatever they want. The vote means the end of federal protections for a free and open internet, but luckily, some states are stepping up to the plate.

New York State Assemblyman Patricia Fahy has drafted a bill that will force state and local government to only do business with internet service providers that adhere to the principles of net neutrality. It will prevent any ISP that wants a government contract from blocking content, providing paid prioritization, or doing anything that breaches the concept of a "common carrier."

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