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"Net Neutrality" is the basic concept of the Net as we know it. In the digital environment, it is the guarantee of a free-market economy, innovation and of fundamental liberties. Until now, Net Neutrality stood out as a rule, both for technical and economic reasons. However, it is actually threatened by the network's operators who see commercial opportunities in the control of the information's flow which they convey. It is crucial to jump on the opportunity that offers the third reading of the Telecoms Package's European directives to take strong measures intended to protect a free, opened and innovative Internet within the European Union. By now, you can submit or confirm restrictions to Internet access on RespectMyNet

In the weeks to come

  • 18 March 2014 – ITRE committee's vote on Castillo Vera's Draft Report (the vote was scheduled for February 24th, but was postponed)
  • 3 April 2014 – Vote in Plenary Session on Neelie Kroes' proposal