Net Neut or Preemption? Which Huge FCC Decision is Huge-er?

Today’s FCC decision in favor of Net Neutrality was huge. But in a lesser noticed decision, the FCC also preempted state laws, bought and paid for by the cable and telco lobbies, that prevented local governments from establishing publicly-owned Internet service providers where phone and cable company Internet access was absent or abysmal. It’s an equally momentous decision designed to bring some semblance of real competition to the business of providing Internet access. FCC, you’ve done a good day’s work, you can have the rest of the day off!

Don’t know about preemption? Here’s an excellent article from WaPo.