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Oettinger backs net neutrality exception for public interest

Monday 18 May 2015 | 12:22 CET | News
The EU's digital economy commissioner Gunther Oettinger is in favour of exceptions for net neutrality, saying special services that serve the common good, such as health or traffic, should be allowed preferential treatment, Wiwo.de reports. In an interview with the German paper, the commissioner said a legal basis could be developed by the European Commission for the special authorisations, which would need to adhere to a strict burden of proof. National regulators would then decide on the basis of recommendations. 

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