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D66, Pvda concerned net neutrality sacrificed for roaming

Tuesday 18 March 2014 | 15:10 CET | News
EuroMP Marietje Schaake (D66) said she is concerned about the recent European vote on the Single Telecoms Market, proposed by Commissioner Neelie Kroes. Schaake said that while Dutch political party D66 welcomed the abolishment of roaming costs, she worried this came at the price of proper guarantees for net neutrality, necessary to protect consumers against abuse of power by ISPs. She said the principles of net neutrality were traded off and said that without these guarantees, competition and innovation in the digital single market could come under threat. Bits of Freedom (BoF) also

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Bits of Freedom
Countries: Europe
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