EU calls for open internet at global conference while net neutrality fight rages in Brussels | EurActiv: "“Why don't you trust me? I've given you my word,” Oettinger asked MEPs.
Some MEPs who joined Ansip in Brazil said although the EU delegation came out publicly in favour of open, non-discriminatory internet rules, it's still unclear whether the EU net neutrality law will meet that standard.
German MEP Julia Reda (Pirate Party) said Oettinger didn't address zero rating during the debate in Parliament, and instead only promised to review the law if necessary once it is in effect.
“The fight for net neutrality in Europe is not over, but the debates at IGF are making it clear that other countries like Brazil, that are themselves working on implementing their net neutrality laws, are watching closely what the EU is doing,” Reda said.
“The standards BEREC will set for net neutrality in Europe may end up having an effect on our chances for an empowering and non-discriminatory Internet in the entire world.”" 'via Blog this'