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Dutch labour party looks to scrap internet filter amendment

Wednesday 22 June 2011 | 11:33 CET | News
The net neutrality amendment to the Telecommunications Act will again be revised on 23 June, Labour Party (PvdA) MP Martijn van Dam said. An amendment will be added to the Transport and Water Management Act, which covers a number of technical changes to the law. The original net neutrality amendment was brought forth by five parties, including the PvdA. A sub-amendment, allowing consumers to access internet filtering subscriptions based on ideological grounds, was motioned by the Dutch Reformed Protestant Party (SGP) and Christian Democrats (CDA). This sub-amendment also got support of the

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