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

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

BBC NewsThree's ad-blocker plans challenged over net neutralityBBC NewsA 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 ...and more »

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

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

Daily MailInternet providers that allow customers to block porn could be breaking EU guidelinesDaily MailInternet 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 ...and more »

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

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

BBC NewsThree's ad-blocker plans challenged over net neutralityBBC NewsA 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 ...and more »

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

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

Total TelecomBEREC's net neutrality guidelines pose more questions than they answerTotal TelecomA 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 ...and more »

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

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

MashableAd blocker's aggressive telecom deal squashed in EuropeMashableEuropean 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 ...and more »

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

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

Telecoms TechEU prevents network-level blocking of adult content – despite exposure risk to childrenTelecoms TechThe 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 ...and more »

EU publishes net neutrality guidelines - IT PRO;

EU publishes net neutrality guidelines - IT PRO

IT PROEU publishes net neutrality guidelinesIT PROThe 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 ...and more »

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

Europe may end up behind the curve on 5G internetReuters 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 ...and more »

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

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

Rethink WirelessRegulators given green light on EU net neutrality rulesRethink WirelessEU 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 ...and more »

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

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

CampaignLiveThree navigates potential net neutrality breach with ad-blockingCampaignLiveThree'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 ...and more »

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

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

The GuardianMobile phone networks should not block adverts, says EUThe GuardianPlans 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 ...and more »

Blocking online porn could be against EU law - RT;

Blocking online porn could be against EU law - RT

RTBlocking online porn could be against EU lawRTBroadband 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 ...and more »

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

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

The GuardianISPs that restrict porn or block ads could be breaking EU guidelinesThe GuardianSky, 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Next WebThe EU really doesn't want your ISP blocking adverts or pornographyThe Next WebThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

The DrumISPs that block ads and porn could be in breach of updated EU guidelines on net neutralityThe DrumInternet 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 ...and more »

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

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

The RegisterEU 'net neutrality' may stop ISPs from blocking child abuse materialThe RegisterAnalysis 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 ...and more »

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

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

Business InsiderThe EU says it won't allow mobile carriers to deploy network-level ad blockingBusiness InsiderThe 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 ...and more »

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

EU takes tough stance on 'zero-rating' practices in new net neutrality guidelinesOut-Law.comThe 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.and more »

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

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

MotherboardOpen Internet Advocates Claim Victory in Europe Net Neutrality FightMotherboardOpen 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 ...and more »

EU outlaws network-wide ad blocking - MaltaToday;

EU outlaws network-wide ad blocking - MaltaToday

MaltaTodayEU outlaws network-wide ad blockingMaltaTodayTelecoms 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 ...and more »