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EU countries want a new law on Internet

Friday, November 13, 2009 By: Gabriel
Category: News

It is interesting that EU member governments and EU legislators have reached an agreement on a new telecommunications law that enhances the rights of consumers, competition and stimulate investment in the sector profile, valued at 300 billion per year. Agreement was delayed by opposition legislators against the intention of European countries like France, Britain and the Netherlands can block access to Internet users suspected of illegally download files. Currently, France has already adopted a law that restricts access to Internet subscribers suspected of such activities. Finally, it was agreed that denial of access to Internet users suspected of activities such as downloading copyrighted material or pornography with minors to take place only after a hearing, a fair, them. Following the adoption of the law, operators with dominant position, such as Deutsche Telekom, Telenor, TeliaSonera and BT could face greater competition.

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