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Netherlands First European Nation to Adopt Net Neutrality

The Netherlands on Wednesday became the first EU member state to enshrine in law the concept of net neutrality, the idea that there should be no hierarchy of information or services in the internet. The measure, passed by a large majority in the lower house and expected to pass without hitch through the senate, will prevent Dutch mobile telephone operators from blocking or charging consumers more for using internet-based communications services.

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Related topics: Access Providers, Broadband, Law, Mobile Internet, Net Neutrality, Policy & Regulation, Telecom

 
   

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