Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 27th Apr 2011 22:48 UTC
Internet & Networking Well, this is a pleasant surprise. This weekend, we ran a story about the carrier situation in the The Netherlands. The largest carrier in The Netherlands has announced it's going to charge for services like IM and Skype, while the other two carriers were thinking about following suit. I stated I expected little from our politicians - but boy, turns out I was wrong. Basically the entire lower house - left to right, progressive to conservative - is not happy with the carriers' moves, and are now exploring options to prohibit them from implementing their plans - including the option to embed net neutrality in our telecommunications act. Go go... Politicians?!
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Comment by Wondercool
by Wondercool on Wed 27th Apr 2011 23:27 UTC
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Unfortunately with politicians it's: First see, then believe (eerst zien dan geloven).

I am not going to hold my breath that this fierce talk of net neutrality is actually going to be a law.

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