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Dutch govt opposes EU net neutrality compromise

Wednesday 1 July 2015 | 10:28 CET | News
The Dutch government is opposed to the EU's compromise on net neutrality legislation, saying it does not go far enough. A spokesman for the economic affairs ministry told Nu.nl that the proposal allows forms of price discrimination to continue, and this will result in a restriction in consumer choice and possible discrimination against new online services and businesses. A stronger form of net neutrality was incorporated into Dutch law already in 2012. The Dutch government had been pushing in EU negotiations for its own version of net neutrality to be adopted. While it plans to vote against

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