Here’s How the European Commission Proposal to Force Websites to Pay ISPs Violates Net Neutrality
By Barbara van Schewick on May 29, 2023 at 7:00 pm
In a frontal assault on net neutrality, the European Commission wants to force websites and apps to pay fees to broadband companies like Telefonica, Orange and Deutsche Telekom, and it just closed its call for comments on the proposal.
Network fees like this have never existed in the EU. They violate the EU's net neutrality law, and, if put in place, would be a radical departure from how the internet has operated and flourished over the last 30 years. Read more about Here’s How the European Commission Proposal to Force Websites to Pay ISPs Violates Net Neutrality