Europe Tries to Save Net Neutrality, Is Killing It Instead

"But four key problems with the legislation were laid out in a letter addressed to European Parliament, and signed by around fifty difference companies and websites, including Wordpress.com, BitTorrent, Foursquare, Netflix, Vimeo and Tumblr. The issues were also reflected in a post from Barbara van Schewick, a law professor from Stanford University and Director of Center for Internet and Society.

Zero-Rating: this is when certain applications are not counted against a user's monthly bandwidth limit, van Schewick explains. Examples include Facebook's controversial Internet.org project. “Like fast lanes or other technical discrimination, zero-rating allows ISPs to discriminate against content that users want to see,” she writes."