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Dutch Labour Party votes for net neutrality by accident

Wednesday 22 June 2011 | 09:17 CET | News
The 21 June vote on the Dutch Telecommunications Act took an unexpected turn when the Labour Party PvdA accidentally voted for a sub-amendment proposed by Dutch Reformed Protestant Party SGP and Christian Democrat Party CDA, giving it a majority. The other Verhoeven amendment on net neutrality was expected to garner the most votes. Now the two amendments will become law, having both exceptionally taken a majority, an exception the parties on the left are rejecting on principle.

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