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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With apologies to Martin Niemöller
by Stratoukos on Thu 28th Apr 2011 00:07 UTC
Stratoukos
Member since:
2009-02-11

First they came for BitTorrent,
and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a pirate.

Then they came for my privacy,
and I didn't speak out because I wasn't an outlaw.

Then they came for YouTube,
and the freaking cabinet went mental.

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