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NY, ISPs Seek to Settle -- for Now -- Cheap-Broadband Case

New York wouldn't enforce its cheap-broadband law as part of a settlement with ISP associations including the New York State Telecommunications Association, USTelecom and CTIA.

New York Assistant Attorney General Patricia Hingerton asked (in Pacer) Judge Denis Hurley to order the proposed stipulation filed by the parties Friday in case 2:21-cv-02389 at U.S. District Court in Central Islip, New York.

“The parties have conferred and agree that the Court’s holdings on preemption” in its June 11 preliminary injunction order “resolve the substantive legal issues in this matter and render the entry of final judgment appropriate,” said the stipulated final judgment (in Pacer). New York reserves the right to appeal the stipulated final judgment, declaration and permanent injunction, it said.

The AG office and ISP associations didn’t immediately comment.