Will Brussels follow suit? Or will economic interests prevail?
Providers (cable operators included) will no longer be allowed to charge more or separately for (for example) VOIP services such as Skype and services such as WhatsApp (or block or throttle them for that matter).
There’s one peculiar exception coming up after several religious political parties complained about this law: the law will be amended to allow for “filtering on the basis of ideology” but only when specific conditions apply. It is as of yet unclear what exactly this will mean in practice.
The law leaves room for measures taken as a result of court orders and jurisprudence. One such example is blocking or filtering of websites.
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