European ParliamentIn a landmark decision on the issue of fairness on the web, the European Parliament has ruled in favor Net Neutrality. All EU countries will be protected under this law, making it illegal for ISP’s to favor certain services over others.

When the issue of internet support and control came up in parliament last time, some shady moves were made. The committee in charge left glaringly obvious loopholes in the wording of their proposal that would allow ISP’s to begin classifying certain services as “specialized”. Once this was done, they could begin charging certain sites and services unfairly.

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