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Netherlands bans zero-rated services

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Netherlands bans zero-rated services

In February, also India banned zero-rating for violating net neutrality principles, a decision that represented a big setback for Facebook’s Free Basics initiative.

The Dutch vote is the latest development in Europe regarding net neutrality: last month the European Parliament approved net neutrality rules, and the European Commission is expected to publish its guidelines on implementation on 6 June. Perhaps at that point there’s more clarity on to what extent the tide is turning against zero-rating.

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Teemu Henriksson

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2016-05-20 12:21

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