Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 23rd Apr 2011 10:20 UTC
Internet & Networking You know all that talk about net neutrality in the US? How for instance Verizon and Google want net neutrality to apply only to something they call the 'wired' internet, which is apparently somehow different from the 'mobile' internet? Well, while you Americans are only talking about it, us Dutch are once again way ahead of the curve: the largest of the three main carriers has announced its intention to start charging extra for services like VoIP, instant messaging, Facebook, and so on, with the other two carriers contemplating similar moves. The dark future of the web, right here in my glorified swamp.
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RE: Are we doomed?
by Moredhas on Sat 23rd Apr 2011 23:32 UTC in reply to "Are we doomed?"
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Fortunately, and this is the only time I'll speak well of Australian ISPs, they only just started offering unmetered Facebook access on their mobile plans. Any provider doing a complete about-face like thiswould suffer for it. Except maybe Telstra.

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