Three's ad-blocker plans challenged over net neutrality - BBC News

A European Union agency has said that mobile network's Three's plans to offer ad-blockers would violate net neutrality. Net neutrality is a founding principle of the internet that dictates all web traffic should be treated equally. The Body of European ...

Internet providers that allow customers to block porn could be breaking EU guidelines - Daily Mail

Internet providers that allow customers to block pornography could be breaking EU guidelines, it has emerged. The new code issued by Brussels telecommunications regulator Berec suggests broadband firms could be breaching net neutrality rules - which ...

Three's ad-blocker plans challenged over net neutrality - BBC News

A European Union agency has said that mobile network's Three's plans to offer ad-blockers would violate net neutrality. Net neutrality is a founding principle of the internet that dictates all web traffic should be treated equally. The Body of European ...

BEREC's net neutrality guidelines pose more questions than they answer - Total Telecom

A victory for the little guy or unnecessary meddling that actually takes choice away from consumers? BEREC this week released its final guidelines for how Europe's telco regulators should uphold the EU's net neutrality law, eliciting cheers from open ...

Ad blocker's aggressive telecom deal squashed in Europe - Mashable

European regulators just put a major roadblock in the way of one of the most ambitious and aggressive ad blocking startups — as well as the telecom that had hoped to benefit from it. The company, an Israeli tech firm called Shine, had planned to ...

EU prevents network-level blocking of adult content – despite exposure risk to children - Telecoms Tech

The European Union has decided that network-level blocking of content such as pornography is a breach of BEREC rules; despite potential exposure to young eyes. Opt-out content filtering – implemented by ISPs such as Sky and BT in the UK to prevent ...

EU publishes net neutrality guidelines - IT PRO

The organisation that represents all the EU's communications regulators, the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (Berec), has published guidelines on how ISPs and telecoms companies should treat data. The publication outlines ...

Europe may end up behind the curve on 5G internet - Reuters Blogs (blog)

Europe is at risk of falling behind the curve on 5G, the much-hyped next generation of mobile internet. New European Union guidelines on so-called net neutrality, which restrict service providers' ability to offer special treatment for some kinds of ...

Regulators given green light on EU net neutrality rules - Rethink Wireless

EU telecoms regulator BEREC (Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications) has published its finalized guidelines this week on how NRAs (National Regulatory Authorities) should go about implementing new net neutrality rules, after a ...

Three navigates potential net neutrality breach with ad-blocking - CampaignLive

Three's ad-blocking service may be considered a breach of net neutrality, after new European guidelines stated operators shouldn't "restrict" ads on mobile. Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Share0. Three: the operator's 'Make it right' campaign. The new rules were ...

Mobile phone networks should not block adverts, says EU - The Guardian

Plans by mobile phone operators to block adverts for customers across their networks are in doubt after the EU said they breached net neutrality legislation. Updated guidelines issued by the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications ...

Blocking online porn could be against EU law - RT

Broadband providers who restrict online access to pornography and block ads could be breaking EU guidelines on net neutrality, even if customers opt in, following an update to the regulations. Read more. (Reuters/Daniel Becerril) Legal porn? UK move to ...

ISPs that restrict porn or block ads could be breaking EU guidelines - The Guardian

Sky, BT and TalkTalk are among the ISPs that block access to online porn. Photograph: Alamy. Digital media. ISPs that restrict porn or block ads could be breaking EU guidelines. Sky, BT, TalkTalk and O2, which block access to adult content, could be ...

The EU really doesn't want your ISP blocking adverts or pornography - The Next Web

The European Union has put its foot down and said that ISPs and mobile networks that block advertisements and pornography are in breach of rules published by BEREC – the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications. Currently, the EU ...

ISPs that block ads and porn could be in breach of updated EU guidelines on net neutrality - The Drum

Internet service providers (ISP) that block ads and access to pornography could be breaking EU guidelines on net neutrality, even if customers opt in, following an update to the regulations. Currently EU regulations let ISPs block ads for three reasons ...

EU 'net neutrality' may stop ISPs from blocking child abuse material - The Register

Analysis A single paragraph slipped into yesterday's net neutrality guidelines suggests they don't quite deliver the consumer protections that many people think. Guidelines published yesterday by the Body of European Regulators of Electronic ...

The EU says it won't allow mobile carriers to deploy network-level ad blocking - Business Insider

The EU published its long-awaited net neutrality guidelines on Tuesday to clarify how internet service providers in the region should handle the data they handle over their networks. Buried within the document, as The Financial Times noted on Wednesday ...

EU takes tough stance on 'zero-rating' practices in new net neutrality guidelines - Out-Law.com

The Body of European Regulators of Electronic Communications (BEREC) has published finalised guidance to help telecoms regulators based across the EU enforce new net neutrality laws that came into force in the trading bloc earlier this year.

Open Internet Advocates Claim Victory in Europe Net Neutrality Fight - Motherboard

Open internet advocates celebrated on Tuesday after Europe's top telecom authority issued stronger-than-expected guidelines protecting net neutrality, the principle that all content on the internet should be equally accessible to consumers. The new ...

EU outlaws network-wide ad blocking - MaltaToday

Telecoms companies will be prohibited from installing network-wide software that blocks adverts from appearing on smartphones, according to guidelines published on Tuesday by the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications. Consumers ...