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EC opens consultation on open internet preservation

Monday 23 July 2012 | 12:16 CET | News
The European Commission launched a public consultation whose aim is to search for answers to questions on transparency, switching and certain aspects of internet traffic management, with a view to its commitment to preserve the open and neutral character of the internet. These questions have emerged as key issues in the 'net neutrality' debate that has taken place in Europe over the past years, including the recent findings of the Body of European Regulators of European Communications (BEREC). Input is sought from all interested public and private parties, including fixed and mobile internet

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Berec / European Commission
Countries: Europe
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