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Dutch govt to negotiate 'net neutrality' with TV sector

Wednesday 19 June 2013 | 11:05 CET | News
The Dutch parliament has given the government and industry six months to come up with an agreement on 'net neutrality' for distributing TV channels in order to avoid new legislation. The parliament agreed with a motion from the Labour Party (PvdA) to delay voting on reforms to the Media Act while the government negotiates a deal with the sector. PvdA MP Martijn van Dam has also agreed to amend his proposal on the quality of the TV signal, which had proposed banning TV providers from in any way blocking, manipulating or replacing certain channels. They would also be required to include all

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