Motion for a resolution on the renewal of the mandate of the Internet Governance Forum - B8-0130/2015: The European Parliament:
"10. Stresses that it is crucial to continue efforts to ensure legal protection of the open internet and the concept of net neutrality, as an indispensable precondition for safeguarding freedom of information and expression, to boost growth and jobs by developing innovation and business opportunities related to the internet, and to promote and safeguard cultural and linguistic diversity;
11. Stresses that fundamental freedoms and human rights are not negotiable and must be protected online; regrets that some states attempt to curb the global connectivity of their citizens by censorship and other restrictions, and rejects the idea of a state-controlled internet;
12. Stresses the economic and social importance of online rights for privacy and of users’ control of their personal data; considers such rights to be fundamental for an open and neutral internet and for a level playing field for businesses on the web;" 'via Blog this'