Bob Duff

Connecticut considering how to counter net neutrality repeal

Connecticut is considering whether it makes sense to counter the repeal of federal net neutrality rules, which had banned telecommunications companies from interfering with web traffic or speeds to favor certain sites or apps.

Democratic Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff last week unveiled proposed legislation that would ultimately prohibit internet service providers in Connecticut from throttling consumer internet speeds, blocking certain websites or charging extra fees in exchange for favored internet traffic.

Meanwhile, Democratic State Comptroller Kevin Lembo has urged Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, also a Democrat, to join at least five other governors in requiring all state...