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Merkel challenges net neutrality for special services

Friday 5 December 2014 | 10:09 CET | News
Net neutrality will be challenged by new special services such as driverless cars or telemedicine that require secure connections, according to German Chancellor Angela Merkel quoted in Die Zeit. Speaking at a conference sponsored by the Vodafone Foundation for Society and Information, she said she was still in favour of the free internet, but with the current standard of bandwidth of less than 50 Mbps, these innovations can not be put in practice. Therefore she stressed the importance of the roll-out of faster connections. Merkel said she expects the EU can reach a compromise on maintaining

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On her way out I'd say...
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