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EU privacy watchdog opposes EC net neutrality proposal

Friday 15 November 2013 | 11:39 CET | News
The European Commission's net neutrality proposal goes against EU legislation on data protection and the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, according to the European Data Protection Supervisor, the EU's privacy watchdog. In an opinion on the EC's proposal, the EDPS welcomed the inclusion of the principle of net neutrality, but said the measure "is devoid of substance because of the almost unlimited right of providers to manage internet traffic". According to the privacy regulator, the proposal promotes traffic management measures that allow the monitoring of users' internet communications,

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