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Dutch MPs agree on net neutrality proposal

Wednesday 1 June 2011 | 10:52 CET | News
Part of Dutch Parliament has agreed proposed legislation aimed at prohibiting internet services providers from discriminating against different types of data traffic or applications. The proposal aims to block the "tarification" of mobile and fixed internet, and was prompted by KPN's announcement that it plans new mobile data plans that could require customers to pay extra for access to certain applications such as mobile VoIP. The amendment proposed by D66 MP Kees Verhoeven has support from the opposition, left-wing parties PvdA, SP and GroenLinks, but does not yet have enough backing for a

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Categories: General
Companies: KPN
Countries: Netherlands
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Great news! Can't wait to see those crooks at telcos have their greed cut off.
Hamid Hashem @ 1/6/2011 - 12:55


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