Could California Effectively Restore Net Neutrality for the Entire Country?

"Barbara van Schewick, a law professor at Stanford University who specializes in internet regulation, doesn’t believe the the FCC’s pre-emption clause will hold water. According to case law “the FCC can only prevent the states from adopting net neutrality protections if the FCC has authority to adopt net neutrality protections itself,” van Schewick wrote in a blog post on Wednesday. “Since the FCC’s 2017 Order removed the agency’s authority to adopt net neutrality protections, it doesn’t have authority to prevent the states from doing so, either.”"