The end of web neutrality, the end of the Internet? – Hervé Debar

1 02 2019

A December 2017 decision by the Federal Communication Commission (FCC), the American agency responsible for regulating the US telecom sector (equivalent of the French ARCEP and the European BEREC), has changed the status of its Internet-service providers. While Europe is protected because of the law on open Internet access, adopted in 2015, the change in the United States provides a good opportunity for reflecting on the neutrality of Internet services. Read the rest of this entry »





Net neutrality may be dead in the US, but Europe is still strongly committed to open internet access – Saleem Bhatti

6 01 2018
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The belief that unrestricted internet access is vital to modern life is not necessarily a view held by all businesses that provide internet services. And now that net neutrality – the equal treatment of all data sent and received without differential charges and service quality – has come to an end in the US, how will this affect the rest of the world? Read the rest of this entry »





Trump’s FCC continues to redefine the public interest as business interests – Christopher Ali

31 03 2017

The U.S. Senate voted last week to allow internet service providers to sell data about their customers’ online activities to advertisers. The House of Representatives agreed on Tuesday; President Trump is expected to sign the measure into law. The Conversation Read the rest of this entry »





US: Appeals court upholds net neutrality rules, why you should care – Amanda Lotz

27 06 2016

LaptopIf you like binge-watching Netflix, streaming audio or online gaming, then you should be celebrating. And if your business depends on reaching a wide audience online, you should join in. Read the rest of this entry »