Dutch Parliament Passes Net Neutrality, Privacy Legislation

The Dutch Parliament passed several notable Internet bills yesterday, including Europe’s first net neutrality legislation, privacy rules on the use of cookies, restrictions on the use of deep-packet inspection, and protection against Internet disconnection. Bits of Freedom provides details on the legislative package.

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  1. … and protection against Internet disconnection.
    With Hadopi’s suspension, the UK retreat and even the rumored new US ISP/Content ‘agreement’ vowing off disconnections, we may be able to finally put this ill thought idea to rest. The question is what hair-brained tactic will the content industry come up with next? Or will the glimmerings of innovation grow to solve the problems for everybody in the meantime?