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EU plans market study on net neutrality

Tuesday 19 April 2011 | 12:21 CET | News
The European Commission is stepping up enforcement of net neutrality and threatened to impose stricter rules if it finds operators restricting access on their networks. The commission said it has asked the telecoms regulator Berec to conduct a study into issues "crucial to ensuring an open and neutral internet", including barriers to changing operators, blocking or throttling internet traffic (such as VoIP), transparency and quality of service. The commission will publish by the end of the year evidence from Berec's investigation, including any instances of blocking or throttling certain

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