CNET: FCC chairman acknowledges Russians interfered in net neutrality debate

CNET: FCC chairman acknowledges Russians interfered in net neutrality debate. “Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said earlier this week that roughly 500,000 comments submitted during the debate over the controversial repeal of Obama-era net neutrality rules were linked to Russian email addresses.”

CNET: Supreme Court declines to hear appeal of Obama-era net neutrality rules

CNET: Supreme Court declines to hear appeal of Obama-era net neutrality rules. “The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal of Obama-era net neutrality regulations that could have gutted the authority of the Federal Communications Commission. On Monday the court rejected an appeal that challenged a 2016 decision by the DC Circuit, which upheld the rules to protect an open internet and validated the FCC’s authority to draft such rules.”

Ars Technica: Entire broadband industry sues Vermont to stop state net neutrality law

Ars Technica: Entire broadband industry sues Vermont to stop state net neutrality law. “The nation’s largest broadband industry lobby groups have sued Vermont to stop a state law that requires ISPs to follow net neutrality principles in order to qualify for government contracts. The lawsuit was filed yesterday in US District Court in Vermont by mobile industry lobby CTIA, cable industry lobby NCTA, telco lobby USTelecom, the New England Cable & Telecommunications Association, and the American Cable Association (ACA), which represents small and mid-size cable companies.”

Ars Technica: Up to 9.5 million net neutrality comments were made with stolen identities

Ars Technica: Up to 9.5 million net neutrality comments were made with stolen identities. “The New York attorney general’s office is widening an investigation into fraudulent net neutrality comments, saying it estimates that up to 9.5 million comments were submitted using stolen identities.”

Techdirt: The Entire Broadband Industry Just Sued California For Daring To Protect Net Neutrality

Techdirt: The Entire Broadband Industry Just Sued California For Daring To Protect Net Neutrality. “As expected, the broadband industry filed suit against the state of California today over the state’s shiny new net neutrality law. The lawsuit (pdf), filed in US District Court for the Eastern District of California, echoes many of the same arguments made in the DOJ’s own recent lawsuit against the state.”

Washington Post: The Trump administration is suing California to quash its new net neutrality law

Washington Post: The Trump administration is suing California to quash its new net neutrality law. “The Trump administration said Sunday it will sue California in an effort to block what some experts have described as the toughest net neutrality law ever enacted in the United States, setting up a high-stakes legal showdown over the future of the Internet.”

Ars Technica: NYT sues FCC, says it hid evidence of Russia meddling in net neutrality repeal

Ars Technica: NYT sues FCC, says it hid evidence of Russia meddling in net neutrality repeal. “The New York Times has sued the Federal Communications Commission over the agency’s refusal to release records that the Times believes might shed light on Russian interference in the net neutrality repeal proceeding.”