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Washington will keep net neutrality in state if FCC won't for the nation, Inslee says

December 15, 2017View for printing

"There are some things worth fighting for," Inslee said. "This is a free-speech issue as well as a business development issue."

Washington will enforce its own version of net neutrality if the Federal Communications Commission votes Thursday to change national rules, Gov. Jay Inslee said Wednesday.

Standing with a bipartisan group of lawmakers, tech executives and state Attorney General Bob Ferguson, Inslee said internet service providers that restrict access, block content or charge varying rates to different customers could find themselves facing sanctions from the state.

By Jim Camden jimc@spokesman.com

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