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Dutch parliament passes revised telecoms law

Thursday 23 June 2011 | 09:41 CET | News
The Lower House of the Dutch Parliament has passed the amended Telecommunications Act. The legislation passed on 22 June implements the revised EU telecoms framework, including provisions for improved services for disabled people, more transparency over pricing and an enhanced role for the European regulator Berec. The Dutch also added a number of their own amendments, including controversial stances on net neutrality, cookies and cable markets. The net neutrality rule prohibits operators from blocking or slowing data traffic for specific services, except in cases of network congestion or

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