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WASHINGTON, Nov 5 (Reuters) – The legal fight over a 2016 lower court ruling upholding Obama-era net neutrality regulations aimed at ensuring a free and open internet – rules that have since been repealed by President Donald Trump’s administration – came to a formal end on Monday, with the U.S. Supreme Court declining to take up the matter.

The Trump administration and internet service providers had asked to justices to wipe away the ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit that had temporarily preserved the net neutrality regulations championed by Democratic former President Barack Obama. But the justices refused to hear the appeals, leaving the lower court ruling in place.

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4 thoughts on “U.S. Supreme Court ends fight over Obama-era net neutrality rules

  1. This way THEY don’t have to make a ruling and show everyone what a tRump,rubber-stamp court they are. Naw, they’ll save that for the little things, like a woman’s right to chose and whether or not tRump can be forced to testify. Yeah. The Court is covered in slime thanks to the GOP and tRump. Way to go guys. Way to go.

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