Chancellor Merkel sees nothing in net neutrality




Chancellor Angela Merkel has stated in a speech in Berlin that she sees nothing in net neutrality. According to the minister, some Internet services such importance that they should be given priority in regular traffic.

Angela Merkel on the phone According to Merkel, speaking at a meeting of Vodafone, certain specialist services can continue to be developed only if there is a guarantee on ‘good internet. This should happen by certain services to certain guarantees. As examples of services which should take precedence named Chancellor data connections for self-propelled vehicles and certain medical applications, so writes Die Welt. Merkel also wants that first the Internet connections are faster for speaking, there may be further net neutrality.

With its rulings supports Merkel behind the telecom companies who vehemently oppose European plans to require net neutrality for all Member States. In the Netherlands net neutrality enshrined in law, but if the EU set other guidelines which may have consequences for Dutch legislation.

Merkel turned during her speech also opposed to strict European rules on data protection. According to the Chancellor should use as big data mining is not impossible as this may lead to the development of new services and the related jobs.


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