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T-Mobile Austria asks RTR to clarify net neutrality rules for blocking pirate sites

Wednesday 31 January 2018 | 14:20 CET | News
T-Mobile Austria has asked the regulator RTR to clarify the regulatory position on blocking pirate websites when it comes to net neutrality. ISPs may block illegal content-sharing sites if warned by copyright holders, but this may mean they are violating the network neutrality rules of the EU.

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: RTR / T-Mobile Austria
Countries: Austria
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