Net neutrality isn't just a concept to fight over in the US, nor is it only about controlling peer-to-peer traffic. VoIP, video streaming, and p2p are all subject to throttling by Internet service providers. While the FCC nudges cable giants to adhere to its net neutrality policies (made effective in late 2011), what has Europe been up to?
Blocking VoIP (voice over Internet Protocol) and peer-to-peer Internet traffic is common in the European Union, said E.U. regulator BEREC, leading to calls for an E.U. net neutrality law.
BEREC (the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications) surveyed more than 400 organizations, including 250 fixed and 150 mobile operators, as part of a study to find out whether net neutrality legislation is required in the E.U.
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