Researchers from Northeastern University and University of Massachusetts Amherst published research that shows online video traffic throttling happens everywhere all the time and not only to avoid congestion and bottlenecks in Internet service provider (ISPs) networks.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has finally denied a net neutrality complaint filed against Verizon in July 2016, saying the allegations were independently investigated and it was not offered verified evidence that the company violated the net neutra
According to the EU open Internet rules, national regulatory authorities (NRAs) should monitor and ensure compliance with the provisions on the open Internet. Additionally, every year, NRAs provide reports to the European Commission and the Body of the European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC).
Another state in the USA is adopting its own net neutrality rules, as Maine Governor Janet Mills signs a net neutrality bill. According to the law, ‘a state entity may not commit state funds to an Internet service provider (ISP) unless the ISP agrees on providing net neutral services.
New Jersey’s state assembly passed three net neutrality bills.
Net neutrality advocates criticise the letter asking for the creation of a net neutrality working group
It was published a letter signed by 47 Democrats in the House of Representatives asking for the chamber’s leadership’s support to form a net neutrality working group.
In the European Union, net neutrality regulations has been in place since 2016. However, a group of 45 advocate organizations, companies and individuals expressed its concern about the risk to net neutrality through the use of deep packet inspection (DPI) by Internet service providers (ISPs).
The ‘Save the Internet Act’, a bill that would restore Obama-era net neutrality rules that prohibited blocking, throttling, and paid prioritisation, was voted and approved by the US House of Representatives.
The Austria telecommunications regulatory authority (RTR) sent a request to Internet service providers (ISPs) to block 22 domains claimed to be involved in copyright infringement.