NJ Gov Signs Net Neutrality Executive Order

New Jersey will join nearly two dozen other states in a lawsuit seeking to block the Trump administration's contentious repeal of network neutrality rules, said Gov Phil Murphy (D-NJ). Gov Murphy also signed an executive order requiring internet providers hired by the state adhere to the principles of net neutrality. Gov Murphy said the repeal of net neutrality rules is a "dangerous overreach that harms our consumers and businesses and gives an out-sized ability of a few big companies to control the free flow of information for profit."  Under the executive order, all providers that sign or renew a state contract after July 1 must follow the principles of net neutrality.


NJ to join net neutrality legal challenge against Trump administration New Jersey governor signs net neutrality order (The Hill)