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#Net Neutrality

# net-neutrality - Sunday 14 May, 2017

A US regulator's website crashed after John Oliver posted a video about it
# Go Fcc Yourself
# Go Fcc Yourself

A US regulator's website crashed after John Oliver posted a video about it

May 14th 2017, 7:00 PM 21,383 Views 17 Comments

John Oliver’s show Last Week Tonight goes on air after a week of controversy – good controversy, though.

# net-neutrality - Friday 17 June, 2016

One phone company is letting you access social media free - and that could be a problem
# Decisions
# Decisions

One phone company is letting you access social media free - and that could be a problem

Jun 17th 2016, 6:05 PM 28,944 Views 36 Comments

Meteor won’t be counting Facebook, Twitter or Instagram towards users’ monthly data usage.

# net-neutrality - Monday 8 February, 2016

Facebook's plan to connect the world has been dealt a major blow in India
# Resistance
# Resistance

Facebook's plan to connect the world has been dealt a major blow in India

Feb 8th 2016, 3:14 PM 13,573 Views 9 Comments

India’s telecoms regulator has outlawed differential pricing for data packages, meaning Facebook’s ‘Free Basics’ plan won’t be allowed in the country.

# net-neutrality - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

The EU voted on rules that will shape the internet here, but how will it affect you?
# Net Neutrality
# Net Neutrality

The EU voted on rules that will shape the internet here, but how will it affect you?

Oct 28th 2015, 4:45 PM 9,204 Views 14 Comments

The new legislation surrounding net neutrality has left many concerned, but there is still hope.

# net-neutrality - Monday 26 October, 2015

The EU is voting on net neutrality tomorrow, and it could have serious repercussions
# Open Access
# Open Access

The EU is voting on net neutrality tomorrow, and it could have serious repercussions

Oct 26th 2015, 4:45 PM 19,256 Views 45 Comments

Different groups and companies have expressed concerns over the proposed legislation, which will be voted on tomorrow.

# net-neutrality - Saturday 11 July, 2015

The EU has plans for an open internet, but what does it mean?
# Net Neutrality
# Net Neutrality

The EU has plans for an open internet, but what does it mean?

Jul 11th 2015, 8:00 PM 12,944 Views 9 Comments

The new plans will come into effect next year, but there are a number of concerns surrounding it.

# net-neutrality - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

The EU decides on net neutrality rules, but not everyone is happy with it
# Unequal Access?
# Unequal Access?

The EU decides on net neutrality rules, but not everyone is happy with it

Jun 30th 2015, 4:48 PM 19,364 Views 8 Comments

Critics have said the introduction of ‘specialised services’ could end up creating a fast-lane for internet traffic.

# net-neutrality - Saturday 15 November, 2014

The five things you should know about net neutrality
# On The Line
# On The Line

The five things you should know about net neutrality

Nov 15th 2014, 6:30 PM 10,953 Views 5 Comments

The first thing is what it is.

# net-neutrality - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Could the EU set the standard for digital rights worldwide?
# Digital Economy
# Digital Economy

Could the EU set the standard for digital rights worldwide?

Apr 26th 2014, 8:45 AM 4,441 Views 11 Comments

After passing new legislation concerning data retention and net neutrality, the next five years will see the EU become a major influence in how digital laws and regulations are shaped.

# net-neutrality - Thursday 3 April, 2014

EP votes in favour of net neutrality laws and to end roaming charges
# Net Neutrality
# Net Neutrality

EP votes in favour of net neutrality laws and to end roaming charges

Apr 3rd 2014, 12:13 PM 5,032 Views 23 Comments

The new legislation prevents internet service providers (ISPs) from giving preferential treatment to its own services and from blocking other services that may compete against their own offerings.

# net-neutrality - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

US court strikes down 'Net Neutrality' rule
# Web
# Web

US court strikes down 'Net Neutrality' rule

Jan 15th 2014, 9:13 AM 6,923 Views 18 Comments

Supporters of Net Neutrality say the decision could give major telecom operators the power to block or degrade services, while promoting their own.

# net-neutrality - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

EU wants to ban mobile networks from blocking Skype over 3G
# Net Neutrality
# Net Neutrality

EU wants to ban mobile networks from blocking Skype over 3G

Jun 4th 2013, 2:30 PM 12,150 Views 28 Comments

The European Commission wants to guarantee net neutrality by stopping carriers from selectively blocking services.

# net-neutrality - Friday 5 October, 2012

Philippines: President defends new laws clamping down on online libel
# Philippines
# Philippines

Philippines: President defends new laws clamping down on online libel

Oct 5th 2012, 9:06 AM 2,024 Views 2 Comments

The new Filipino laws mean those who libel others online face greater punishment than those who do so in print.

# net-neutrality - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Greens urge government to abandon plans for filesharing laws
# Filesharing
# Filesharing

Greens urge government to abandon plans for filesharing laws

Jan 17th 2012, 3:45 PM 3,298 Views 35 Comments

The Green Party wants the government to abandon plans which would force ISPs to block access for illegal downloaders.

# net-neutrality - Friday 6 January, 2012

Iran reportedly preparing to launch new 'domestic' internet
# Iran
# Iran

Iran reportedly preparing to launch new 'domestic' internet

Jan 6th 2012, 7:06 PM 2,740 Views 23 Comments

New clampdowns on online expression are thought to be preparing citizens for a sanitised national intranet, launched within weeks.

# net-neutrality - Friday 18 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Nov 18th 2011, 7:47 PM 3,276 Views 0 Comments

Catch up on the day’s main stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

# net-neutrality - Thursday 19 August, 2010

More criticisms of Google net neutrality plans
# Net Neutrality
# Net Neutrality

More criticisms of Google net neutrality plans

Aug 19th 2010, 11:32 AM 232 Views 0 Comments

American host Jon Stewart attacks Google’s “flip flop” on internet access, and protesters present the company with 300,000 signed petitions.

# net-neutrality - Tuesday 10 August, 2010

Google-Verizon deal: a threat to the internet?
# Net Neutrality
# Net Neutrality

Google-Verizon deal: a threat to the internet?

Aug 10th 2010, 3:34 PM 161 Views 0 Comments

It has been described as “a toll booth on the information superhighway” – but what does the Google-Verizon deal really mean?

# net-neutrality - Friday 6 August, 2010

The end of the internet as we know it?
# Net Neutrality
From The Daily Edge
# Net Neutrality

The end of the internet as we know it?

Aug 6th 2010, 3:15 PM 226 Views 0 Comments

Suspicions that Google and a major US telecommunications company are divvying up the internet is causing a little bit of panic…