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LUCA BELLI and CHRISTOPHER T. MARSDEN 4 October 2016 – openDemocracy
Starting from 30 August 2016, all EU and EEA members have finally obtained guidance on how to implement sound net neutrality provisions. The path has been tortuous and uneasy, starting from not neutrality, reaching an open Internet compromise and, finally, attaining net neutrality protections. In this article, we briefly recount how net neutrality evolved in Europe, and the significant progress achieved by the recently adopted net neutrality ‘Guidelines’.
By Shreedeep Rayamajhi | Social activist / blogger | Member of the IRPC Steering Committee
Running around with the tag of social activist and blogger, I have realized people look at you from a different view but working towards changing society, it’s not always easy.
Being part of the national Sri Lankan IGF 2016 was indeed an inspiring opportunity. Its’ a great achievement not just from individual level but from the regional level. Asia is moving forward in terms of Internet governance process and its partnership which indeed shows the level of enthusiasm and excitement.
Professor Sonia Livingstone discusses how internet governance needs to consider the specific rights and needs of children, both in terms of protection from harm as well as the right to access and use digital media.
This is an important milestone in the public timeline of the Charter work and a terrific time to show support for the Charter and other Dynamic Coalitions by commenting on submissions on the IGF website