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EC to require ISPs to publish actual speeds

Wednesday 11 September 2013 | 18:04 CET | News
The European Commission has proposed new regulations aimed at improving consumer protection and transparency in telecom services, including the EU's first attempt at ensuring 'net neutrality'. The proposal would make national regulators responsible for ensuring that ISPs do not "block, slow down, degrade or discriminate against specific content, applications or services or specific classes thereof". Internet providers would still be allowed to set general speed caps and data allowances, as well as manage internet traffic in the interests of law enforcement, preventing spam and limiting

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