Was “Open Internet” killed on the Last Day of the Latvian Presidency?

  • 2015-08-05
  • By Jari Kickbusch
In the final hours of Latvia’s presidency of the EU Council, roaming charges were axed while the first steps for a two-speed internet (perhaps) were taken. The provisional deal with the European Parliament has been met with mixed international reactions and confusion. COPENHAGEN - On June 30, the last day of the Latvian presidency of the EU Council, the presidency announced it had reached “a provisional deal with European Parliament on new rules to end mobile phone roaming fees and safeguard open internet access, also known as net neutrality.” T...
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