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Where the net neutrality fight stands

A net neutrality supporter last month. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images
A net neutrality supporter last month. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images

Lawsuits looking to strike down the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of its own net neutrality rules will be heard in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the court said Thursday.

Unless they don't. Some or all of the plaintiffs could push to move the arguments to the D.C. Circuit, where the case against the net neutrality rules was litigated.

Why it matters: The Ninth Circuit is on the West Coast, in the backyard of Silicon Valley net neutrality activists.