Dutch Parliament delays net neutrality vote

Wednesday 15 June 2011 | 10:20 CET | News
The Lower House of Dutch Parliament has postponed voting on the Telecommunications Law by one week to 21 June, because the Socialist Party wants more time to study the amendment over cookies. Labour Party PvdA and Freedom Party PVV submitted amendments, requiring permission only for third party cookies. Earlier, minister of economic affairs Maxime Verhagen asked for a new cookie regulation in order to better protect privacy on the internet. Verhagen's proposal called for internet users to have an opt-in permission for all cookies. Meanwhile, the SGP has also submitted a sub-amendment, saying

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