29 May 2011

NL - Telco missteps, overreach leading to Dutch net neutrality law

(Ars Technica)
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2011/05/telco-missteps-overreach-lead-to-dutch-net-neutrality.ars
Big news out of the Netherlands this week, where a government minister announced plans to guarantee network neutrality by law. If Parliament approves the amendment to Dutch telecommunications law, and it expected to do so, it would become one of the first countries in the world to legislate against Internet providers who want to charge more for using particular applications or services.