Sunday, April 06, 2014
Why not “Go Dutch” and Protect Net Neutrality without Defining Specialised Services?
Why not “Go Dutch” and Protect Net Neutrality without Defining Specialised Services? | LSE Media Policy Project: "The Dutch net neutrality legislation , that is comparable to the Slovenian regulatory framework, does not define or even mention the concept of specialised services. Instead, the Dutch legislator has made clear that the net neutrality rules only apply to services or applications on the internet. As a result, services that are not offered via the public internet but through the closed network of the ISP automatically fall outside the scope of the regulatory framework. Examples of such truly distinct and non-internet based services are IP-based television, data- intensive cloud computing and healthcare services like telemedicine. The prioritisation of traffic from these services does not undermine net neutrality and are rightfully excluded from the scope of application of the net neutrality rules." 'via Blog this'