New telecoms rules to force three countries to change laws – POLITICO:
"If large telecoms players are offering zero-rated content and there is limited consumer choice, the Slovenian and Dutch authorities may act to ensure a level playing ground.
“They may use that discretion to challenge zero rating, especially when consumers are disadvantaged,” Schaake said.
Fight over zero rating isn’t over
Several MEPs said they will continue pushing for a zero-rating ban.
“Further initiatives against zero rating are urgently needed,” Petra Kammerevert, a German MEP from the Socialists & Democrats, said in a statement. “Combating such business practices, especially in the wake of increasing vertical integration of the companies … needs to be addressed quickly.”
U.K. porn filter also to go
Despite the best efforts of U.K. Conservatives in the Parliament, the EU-wide regulation will put an end to Internet service provider-level filters for adult content, which will mean new U.K. laws by the end of next year." 'via Blog this'
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