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Sunday, June 02, 2013

Steelie Neelie brandishes the net neutrality wand

Steelie Neelie brandishes the net neutrality wand: "The main constituency of Mrs Kroes and her DG  is the telecoms industry. It is clearly not in favour of net neutrality legislation, and the European Commission appeared to be listening to them. Until this statement last week, the European Commission was not looking at all likely to produce net neutrality legislation. So what has changed? At this point, I am not sure. But there has to be a political motive.  My take on it suggests two possibilities. Either the telecoms industry has upset the Commission – maybe by not adapting to the competitive access environment and retaining monopoly markets; or the Commission is giving the European Parliament a good news gift for younger voters, prior to the European elections." Couldn't agree more...'via Blog this'

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