Telecommunications Single Market
Press Release: Dutch government prohibits price discrimination for internet access
The Dutch parliament has approved a proposal from the government to prohibit online price discrimination (“zero rating”). Zero rating is when telecom operators do not charge customers for data used by specific applications or internet services but charge them for others. The Netherlands’ vote is in accordance with the country’s history of upholding strong net […]
Press release: EDRi asks for more clarity on net neutrality
This morning, the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy of the European Parliament (ITRE) formally accepted the text of the informal trialogue negotiations on the “Telecommunications Single Market” Regulation, which covers net neutrality and roaming. The text represents a significant improvement on the incoherent, contradictory and destructive approach promoted by the EU Council and European […]
Net neutrality in critical danger in Europe. The time to act is NOW!
Last week, the European Parliament finalised its second compromise proposal on net neutrality, and sent it to the Member States (represented in the Council of the European Union) and the European Commission. This will now allow the Council and Commission to put pressure on the Parliament to accept a final compromise this week. The new […]