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New York AG will sue FCC over net neutrality

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New York Attorney Genderal Eric Schneiderman. Photo: Seth Wenig / AP

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Thursday that he'll lead an effort by multiple states to sue the Federal Communications Commission over its decision to roll back net neutrality rules.

The backdrop: The FCC voted Thursday along party lines to remove net neutrality rules that prohibited internet providers from giving preferential treatment to some web content — or blocking it entirely.