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Net neutrality lives... in Europe, anyway: Top court supports open internet rules, snubs telcos and ISPs

Alan Brown Silver badge

"Actually the court, according to this article, is quite clear that these are NOT in fact good for the consumer in the medium and long term because they reduce competition"

Back in dialup days, several telcos imposed per-minute charges on modem calls to ISPs - except their own ISP

The effect on competition was obvious but they largely got away with it

Many have kept applying that model

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