The European Parliament has voted to restrict internet service providers’ (ISPs) ability to charge data-hungry services for faster network access. […]
French digital rights campaign group La Quadrature du Net described the vote as being hugely important.
“The EU Parliament made clear that the internet commons should be free of corporate capture, and remain a space where freedom of communication and innovation can thrive,” it said.
The BBC also signalled the law could also prove beneficial.
“The open internet remains a key distribution platform for existing offers like BBC iPlayer and innovative new services,” said a spokesman. […]